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Google Purged Almost 1,000 Abusive ‘Creeperware’ Apps. Now Some Are Coming Back.

Catch a Cheating Spouse now has more than 10,000 downloads

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In June 2019, a group of cybersecurity researchers notified Google of more than 1,000 potentially malicious apps on the company’s Play Store that can be used to surveil, monitor, and harass users. Their findings, which have not…

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Todd Feathers

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Writing about artificial intelligence, surveillance, and general chicanery.

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