Cyber security

An Australian who sold spyware he wrote as a teen to stalkers has been arrested following a 5 year global hunt

- August 2, 2022 3 MIN READ

At least 44 Australian victims have been identified after the arrest of a 24-year-old man named as the alleged author of remote access trojan (RAT) spyware, who allegedly made up to $400,000 by selling the ‘stalkerware’ to more than 14,500 people in 128 countries. Called Imminent Monitor (IM), the application allowed users to monitor and… Read more »

Cyber security

How the Pegasus spyware works and how to protect your phone from cyber attacks

- July 21, 2021 4 MIN READ

A major journalistic investigation has found evidence of malicious software being used by governments around the world, including allegations of spying on prominent individuals. From a list of more 50,000 phone numbers, journalists identified more than 1,000 people in 50 countries reportedly under surveillance using the Pegasus spyware. The software was developed by the Israeli… Read more »