Hacker Strikes ‘Stalkerware’ Companies, Stealing Alleged Texts and GPS Locations of Customers

Joseph Cox reports:

A hacker has broken into two consumer spyware companies—firms which sell malware to everyday people, sometimes with the explicit intent of illegally spying on spouses or lovers—and provided a large cache of data to Motherboard. The data includes gigabytes of customer records, apparent business information, and alleged intercepted messages of some people targeted by the malware.


Both of the newly hacked companies, Mobistealth and Spy Master Pro, sell monitoring software for Android and iPhone devices.

Read more on Motherboard.

via Joe Cadillic

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