A Week Later, Hacked Spyware Vendors Haven’t Warned Their 130,000 Customers

Joseph Cox reports:

An alleged email apparently shows one employee explicitly telling staff not to warn customers the company was hacked.

Tens of thousands of people are in the dark.

Motherboard recently reported hackers had targeted two companies that sell spyware to the everyday consumer—Retina-X and FlexiSpy. Hackers made off with a mix of over 130,000 customer records, as well as company documents and even text messages and photos captured by Retina-X’s malware.

A week later, and affected customers say neither company has informed them about the data breaches, with one company allegedly telling staff to lie to victims who inquired about the hack.

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