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Popular child-monitoring Android apps have been secretly tracking the parents too

Mobile apps that help people monitor their children are also leaking the parents’ data to third parties, and possibly malicious actors, researchers have found.

Parents beware: These popular Android child tracking apps might be spying on you

Karim Hijazi, CEO of Prevailion, believes that the reason behind the lax security in child-tracking apps is that app developers do not always necessarily dedicate the time and sources needed to ensure an app is secure.

Popular child-tracking apps are actually tracking parents — how to stay safe

The apps you use to track your children may actually be tracking you. Prevailion CEO Karim Hijazi pointed out to Cybernews, many of the companies behind these kinds of apps utilize third-party code from open-source libraries or specific features built by other developers to cut costs.

These parental control apps could expose your kids’ private data — what you need to know

Karim Hijazi, CEO of Prevalion, discusses the hazards of child-monitoring apps. Both parties, parents and children alike run the risk of having their data collected.

Russian ransomware attack raises concerns about future actions

A ransomware attack by a Russian-speaking hacking group on the government of Costa Rica could be a preview of future attacks on the United States and allied governments, some cybersecurity professionals have warned.

“You Are The Product”: Your Data on Apps Is Not Private

While many states are passing laws to make abortion illegal, data about your menstrual cycle stored on an app can be handed over to authorities. Karim Hijazi, CEO of Prevailion, discusses the privacy rights of consumers in the U.S.

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