Man Charged With Using ‘Fruitfly’ Malware To Spy On Thousands

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Fortune—He was able to use computer cameras and microphones to record images and audio, upload files to other people’s computers, take and download screenshots and log his victims' keystrokes.

Ohio man charged with creating Fruitfly malware, spied on thousands during 13-year campaign. You might remember the sinister Fruitfly malware that came to light last year. It appeared to be able to spy on victims via webcams, take screenshots, modify files, and take complete control of a system. Now, it’s been revealed that the person behind Fruitfly had been infecting unsuspecting users for...