Shhhh, your phone may be listening

Numerous people around the world, including in Singapore, claim that they have been eavesdropped on via their own phones. PHOTO: AFP
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SINGAPORE - When Ms Teh Hsiao Wei's beloved dog Kopi died last year, she decided to commission a friend to paint a picture of him to remember him by.

She told her husband about the plan over a meal, and thought that was the end of that. That is until she started noticing ads popping up on her Facebook account two days later - strangely specific ads promoting painting services for deceased pets.

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