spyware

Who is spying on you on the internet? Stalkers under the microscope [VIDEO]

Watch this video to find out how the internet can be used by stalkers, and how the risks have increased because of new technology.


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Hackers stole £1.3 million from Barclays Bank using KVM device

It takes some nerdiness and a lot of nerve to pull off a bank heist like this.

Hackers planted a device inside the bank to record staff keypresses, and screen activity, helping them to steal password information.


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How stalking has been made easier by the internet, mobiles and social networks

Technology is causing the level of stalking to increase, with sometimes horrific results.

Jennifer Perry describes the different types of stalkers, and how they use modern technology to spy upon their innocent victims.


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12 arrested over hacking plot to steal millions from Santander bank

Hackers are alleged to have planted a hardware device in a bank, with the intention of stealing millions of pounds.

But to pull off such a plot, they would need to have had someone physically access the targeted computer. Learn more about the scheme, and how companies can best prevent similar attacks happening to them.


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Can multiple moving cursors really hide your password from spyware and peepers? [VIDEO]

Japanese boffins think they might have found an imaginative way to stop malware stealing your passwords as you enter them online.

But will it really work?


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Unit 61398: A Chinese cyber espionage unit on the outskirts of Shanghai?

Security researchers at Mandiant have published a lengthy report, which appears to track a notorious hacking gang right to the door of a building belonging to the People’s Liberation Army of China.


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John McAfee says he infected laptops with malware, spied and stole passwords from Belize officials

John McAfee claims he gave Belize officials cheap laptops that had been deliberately pre-infected with keylogging spyware, and ran a team of 23 women to seduce and spy on his intended targets.


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Mac malware spies on infected users through video and audio capture

After further analysis, more information has emerged about the Morcut Mac OS X malware which was discovered this week.


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Man who tricked women into taking hacked webcams into shower is jailed

It’s jail for a 21-year-old Californian man who tricked female victims into taking their spyware-infected laptops into the shower with them.

Thousands of secretly-taken still images and videos were found on Trevor Harwell’s computer.


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Sun journalist arrested in computer hacking investigation

Scotland Yard has arrested a tabloid journalist as part of their investigation into computer hacking.


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Flame worm – Iran claims to discover new Stuxnet-like malware

Iranian authorities claim to have discovered another targeted cyberattack against the country – the Flamer worm (also known as Flame).


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Call of Duty Trojan horse creator ends up in jail, after drunken college raid

A British man who spread a spyware Trojan horse posing as a patch for the popular video game “Call of Duty”, has ended up with an 18 month jail sentence.


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Gordon Ramsay sues over hacked emails that revealed hair transplant

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is suing a former editor of the disgraced News of the World newspaper in a case involving hacked emails.


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Nortel veteran claims Chinese hackers stole its data for nearly 10 years

For almost a decade, telecoms firm Nortel Networks was repeatedly breached by hackers, claims the Wall Street Journal.


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‘Journalists hacked UK government’ – police investigate evidence

UK police have warned a former British Cabinet minister that they are investigating evidence that his computer was hacked by private detectives working for Rupert Murdoch’s News International organisation and the disgraced “News of the World” newspaper.


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Leveson Inquiry hears claims of newspaper computer hacking

Were newspaper journalists responsible for not just phone hacking.. but computer hacking too?


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