Opinion: There’s probably creepy software on your work laptop


Employers are watching their remote workers with names like Controlio, Sneek and StaffCop. — Dreamstime/TNS

Last April, just as employers had sent millions of office employees home to work remotely, they went on a buying binge of creepy software with names like Controlio, Sneek and StaffCop – the better to monitor your every keystroke from afar.

Orders for such programs soared 87% in April. These kinds of software programs enable your employer to:

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