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A Spyware Company’s Server has been Erased by a Hacker


It's been noteven a year since a socially-concerned hacker targeted the Florida stalkerware trader Retina-X's server, erasing out all the photographs and information the organization's clients from the phones of other people(including their children's phones) by downloading Phonesheriff the spying applications on them.


Retina-X's one terabyte data was wiped from their server by a hacker who utilizes the handle Precise Buffalo on a Mastadon server. Retina-X confessed that they deceived when they refuse the last year and this year's attack. Precise Buffalo introduced convincing proof to Motherboard and it is confirmed that they had taken the control of Retina-X once again as uploaded on boingboing.net February 16, 2018.


The two organizations whose data was hackeda year ago in a series of attacks, Retina-X was one of them and a fact was exposed that many people installed that spyware app on their kids and partners phone to keep watch on them. "Stalkerware" is the name of the software. This software enables individuals to access the victim's phone or computer. The person who controls the spyware can see the target's snapped photos with their smartphone, trace their location, see the browser history and go through the text messages on their phone.


Since last year the organization has not identified another data breach, according to Retina-X representative on Thursday in an email. When hacker said about deleting Retina-X's data on Friday morning, the organization denied about any sort of hack happened. The hacker does to be surely accessed the server of the organization, confirmed by the Motherboard.


Breach of last year was possible since Retina-XC dispersed the vital keys to install every data of its customers, including each copy of its application, that means the parents who utilized the application to keep watch on their kids, disclosed their kids to surveillance in-front of the world.


The representative wrote, they have cooperated with inspecting authorities as Retina-X is always devoted in protecting the user's privacy. Unfortunately, since we better know the hackers very well and their horrific activities against customers and privately-owned businesses are frequently never recognized and conveyed to justice.

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