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AztecLabs Support King linked to SpyTrac operation

Updated on 2022-12-22: SpyTrac spyware

TechCrunch has linked the SpyTrac Android spyware apps to two companies, one called AztecLabs and the other named Support King. What makes this entire article extremely interesting is that the FTC banned Support King from running surveillance apps last year, in September 2021. Also, on a related note, this repo with spyware IOCs might also be useful for some. Read more: FTC Bans SpyFone and CEO from Surveillance Business and Orders Company to Delete All Secretly Stolen Data

Overview: Banned by FTC, Support King is back

Speaking of stalkerware… Support King, a maker of surveillance apps, was banned by the FTC in 2021 from the surveillance industry after its stalkerware app SpyFone spilled thousands of victims’ data. Now, Support King is back — and linked to a new phone spying operation called SpyTrac. Access logs and AWS keys on SpyTrac’s server link to Support King and a group of developers based in Sarajevo. After reaching out for comment, SpyTrac went offline. Then, after publication, Support King’s website disappeared. Coincidence, it was not. Read more:

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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