Spyware Company’s CEO Arrested

Spyware Company’s CEO Arrested

In a landmark criminal case on mobile spyware, US.authorities have charged a man who sold a application software which was designed to intercept user data on a mobile phone. Hammad Akbar, CEO of a company called InvoCode, has been indicted and arrested. Akbar allegedly sold an app called StealthGenie, which was capable of recording conversations within a 15 foot radius. The app could also record phone calls, monitor emails, photos, and other data without the knowledge of the user. This app has been deemed an invasion of privacy and US officials are taking these charges very seriously.

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