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# spyware

This year
Justice Committee asked to investigate blacklisted spyware company's presence in Ireland
A report by
Niall O'Connor
Barry Andrews has raised his concerns regarding the Intellexa group which has an office at a building on Foley Street in the capital.
EU report finds Ireland's tax system attracts malicious spyware companies
Intallexa, an Israeli company, produces the spyware product Predator, a malicious software programme which can be used to hack mobile phones.
Last year
MEP calls on Irish authorities to investigate if Pegasus spyware was used on citizens here
Pegasus spyware infiltrates mobile phones to extract data or activate a camera or microphone to spy on their owners.
All time
France probes use of Pegasus spyware with Emmanuel Macron a possible target
The Paris prosecutor’s office is investigating the suspected use of spyware to target journalists, human rights activists and politicians in multiple countries.
WhatsApp has identified a 'serious security vulnerability' - Here's what you need to know
The company has officially notified the Data Protection Commission about the breach.
Irish users urged to download latest version of WhatsApp after phones infected with spyware through missed calls
The DPC said that it had been informed by WhatsApp about a “serious vulnerability” on its platform.
Security experts concerned about data collected by popular beauty filter app
The app has hundreds of millions of users – but are they aware of the permissions they have agreed to?
Weird Wide Web: Creepy stalking software, a dose of virtual reality and a futuristic hospital
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
Weird Wide Web: The week in online oddities
The internet’s best offerings in social media, tech, science and weird news.