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When Spies Come Home
When Spies Come Home

When Technology Takes Hostages: The Rise of 'Stalkerware'

NSA zero-days and sophisticated state surveillance tools get all the headlines. But we’re overlooking the dangerous, life-threatening, rise of “stalkerware,” which enables domestic violence.
Elle Armageddon
5.25.17
When Spies Come Home
When Spies Come Home

Meet FlexiSpy, The Company Getting Rich Selling 'Stalkerware' to Jealous Lovers

How a small company in Thailand came to dominate the shady market of consumer spyware.
Joseph Cox
4.21.17
When Spies Come Home
When Spies Come Home

'I'm Going to Burn Them to the Ground': Hackers Explain Why They Hit the Stalkerware Market

The two hacktivists who stole tens of thousands of customer and company records from two consumer spyware companies speak up, explaining why and how they did it.
Joseph Cox
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.19.17
pluspluspodcast
pluspluspodcast

'I See You': A Domestic Violence Survivor Talks About Being Surveilled By Her Ex

pluspluspodcast dives into the horrifying world of smartphone spyware.
Jason Koebler
3.17.17
mental health
mental health

Siri Responds 'Inconsistently and Incompletely' to Queries About Rape

And it's not just Siri: Most digital assistants don't respond well to violence and health concerns, a new study has found.
Kari Paul
3.14.16
domestic violence
domestic violence

Tor Is Being Used as a Safe Haven for Victims of Cyberstalking

"Technology is agnostic," says the Tor Project director, a long-time domestic violence activist.
Meghan Neal
5.9.14