Florida-based software company CyberSpy Software has been ordered by a US district court to stop selling its RemoteSpy keylogging spyware program.
According to the Federal Trade Commission, CyberSpy gave customers detailed instructions on “how to disguise their spying program as an innocuous file, such as a photo, attached to an email.”
It is claimed that when innocent internet users clicked on the disguised file, the spyware would install itself silently onto the victims’ computer, monitoring every keystroke, email and instant message, and making a record of every website visited.
Data gathered by RemoteSpy was uploaded to a server run by the CyberSpy company, and made available to customers via a password-protected website.
The RemoteSpy and CyberSpy websites appear…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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