Only 52% of US shoppers are ready to share their email address with an e-commerce website, the research by SAP Hybris shows. Just 53% of the French and 55% of Germans will comply with requests for email addresses, compared with 68% of respondents from India, 66% from Korea, 62% from Russia and 60% from Canada. »
We have warned you about cryptojacking scripts on websites and in apps: they use your device to mine cryptocurrencies. We have warned you about malicious ads that are linked to all kinds of cyber threats.
There are more than 1000 game apps in Google Play that include software for detecting TV ads. Once installed, an app uses a smartphone’s microphone to identify audio signals in TV ads and shows, even when the game is not played, and the phone lies still in the owner’s pocket. »
The maintainer of DNSCrypt stopped supporting it, closed the repository on GitHub and put the domain on sale. The repository has already been cloned and is»
CITP, a research center that studies digital technologies, drew public attention to a vulnerability in browsers, that lets third-party scripts harvest email addresses of users without their awareness or consent. The emails are later used for web tracking, including ad tracking. »
An ad blocker is not just about blocking ads. It has much more to offer. Let's have a look at the reasons why you need an ad blocker in your life. »
An ad blocker of the nearest future is yet another personal assistant, that guides you to your profit and safety through the labyrinth of marketing technologies. Today ad blockers hide ads from you — tomorrow they will have to hide you from ads.Personal assistants have recently become a very trendy type of apps. Siri, Cortana, Google Assistant are being used globally; local markets have their own products, like Alisa by Yandex in Russia or Duer by Baidu in China. But what do ad blockers have in common with these apps that tell you the weather, build routes, search the web and manage events in your calendar? »
Electronic Frontier Foundation is a non-profit international group that protects user privacy, security, freedom of speech and other civil rights and opportunities in the digital environment.»
Shortly after Apple decided to ban legit systemwide ad blockers from the App Store, we at AdGuard stumbled upon an app called AdblockPrime, claiming to provide systemwide ad blocking for free.
The app is advertised via Google AdSense, which means that money has been invested in its promotion. How is a free app supposed to pay off? »