Tuesday, November 29, 2011

When Computer Hijacking is a Friends and Family Affair

A more sinister variation has surfaced recently, where computers are hijacked by so-called friends or family members to spy on your activities.

Think it couldn't happen to you? Well, just to give a recent example:

A Delaware man was convicted in October of putting a spyware program on his father's computer to capture passwords so he could read his emails.

There was a more disturbing element to the story -- the father actually became a murder victim, though there was no suggestion in court that the two aspects were connected.

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