Friday, 15 May 2015

Provider Mobile Spyware Hacked, Customer Data Leaked

Attackers have managed at a popular provider of mobile spyware to break into and subsequently stolen and put online database with customer data. The software in question is mSpy that own words almost 2 million users have.

According to the attackers in the hack, which is unknown how that occurred, captured the data of more than 400,000 people.IT journalist Brian Krebs , however, that the actual number of customers affected can not be determined. However, concerns sensitive information such as emails, text messages, pay and location data, passwords, Apple ID, photos and calendar data.In total, there were hundreds of gigabytes of data stolen.

Through mSpy users can use the phone a different monitors, such as incoming and outgoing calls, text messages, emails, GPS location, chat conversations, Internet and can access the address book and calendar are obtained. For this purpose it is required that the user has physical access to the device of the other, so that the mSpy can be installed. The software itself has not yet responded to the burglary.

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