Maker spyware app recognizes hack and log data theft




Mspy, a developer of a spying app for mobile phones and desktop operating systems, has after previous denials admitted that hackers are systems entered and log data have been captured. According mSpy is about 80,000 customers.

It reports the BBC. Last week unveiled security researcher Brian Krebs on his blog Krebs on Security that the Tor network log data of the spyware mSpy had surfaced. Krebs says some customers have approached on the basis of published data and the information proved to be correct.

Initially mSpy denied several times in the media that its systems were hacked and leaving log data were captured. Meanwhile, a spokesman for the company nevertheless admitted that data has been captured, but according mSpy be the extent and seriousness of the incident by the hackers exaggerated. It would not involve data of 400,000 customers, but ‘only’ 80,000 customers. Mspy said affected customers will approach and that the company will sharpen its encryption techniques.

The UK privacy watchdog looks now or can make contact with the company. Mspy has composed an office in London, but the company would in reality in California. In American politics now go sounds like mSpy on to spyware, which under the GPS location, web history, email, whatsapp messages and keystrokes can be secretly recorded, further to curb. Legally, the sale of such software already punishable in the US


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