When Spies Come Home
A multi-part investigative series about the powerful surveillance software ordinary people use to spy on their loved ones.
Kaspersky Lab Will Now Alert Users to 'Stalkerware' Used In Domestic Abuse
Antivirus company Kaspersky Lab announced that its Android security product will now mark all stalkerware apps as malware, prompting users to delete them.
Hosting Provider Finally Takes Down Spyware Leak of Thousands of Photos and Phone Calls
After Motherboard reported that a consumer spyware vendor left a lot of incredibly sensitive and private data online, the company’s hosting provider took it down.
This Spyware Data Leak Is So Bad We Can't Even Tell You About It
A consumer spyware vendor left a lot of incredibly sensitive and private data, including intimate pictures and private call recordings, for all to see on a server freely accessible over the internet. And it still hasn’t taken the data down.
Spyware Company That Marketed to Domestic Abusers Gets Hacked
A hacker broke into the servers of TheTruthSpy, one of the most notorious stalkerware companies out there, and stole logins, audio recordings, pictures, and text messages, among other data.
Spyware Company Leaves ‘Terabytes’ of Selfies, Text Messages, and Location Data Exposed Online
A company that sells surveillance software to parents and employers left “terabytes of data” including photos, audio recordings, text messages and web history, exposed in a poorly-protected Amazon S3 bucket.