Meta to Give up its Discriminating Ad-Targeting System

Meta Cooperates Facing Chargers of Digital Discrimination A historic legal event took place when, after accusations of unlawful discrimination put in the design of the targeted advertising system employed by Meta, the company agreed to cease using the tool and pay the penalty of around $115,000. The source of the news is the June 21… Continue reading Meta to Give up its Discriminating Ad-Targeting System

How can you enhance the security of your browser?

Which is the most secure Web browser? Google Chrome? Mozilla Firefox? Microsoft’s Edge? It’s a simple question but the answer is quite complicated. Five years back a poll was carried out and results shows security-conscious browser users overwhelmingly voted Firefox as the most secure. But during the annual Pwn2own hacking contest in March 2014, Firefox… Continue reading How can you enhance the security of your browser?

Google faces record $5 billion fine in EU, ordered to remove Chrome from Android

Google breached EU competition rules while requiring to preinstall its apps on Android phones. The impending decision from the EU watchdog has come to pass: Google has been fined a record €4.3 billion ($5.1 billion) for abusing the Android operating system’s dominance in the smartphone market, the largest fine imposed on a company in EU… Continue reading Google faces record $5 billion fine in EU, ordered to remove Chrome from Android

Browser Extensions: Are They Safe?

Most of us know what a web browser is. If anyone does not know, the browser is the program we use to log on to the Internet (the most popular browsers are MS Edge, Google Chrome, Firefox, etc.) Browsers use extensions – special small software modules that configure them. Typically, extensions allow you to extend… Continue reading Browser Extensions: Are They Safe?

Adware Everywhere: Who Knows What Is Happening?

Perhaps you’ve heard the familiar whirlwind that no harm can ever hit your pricey gadget, maybe because everything from official App Stores is 100% clean and safe. And so, you’re on your favorite browser, carefree and worry-free! Alas! The browser starts to act stupid, redirecting and taking you places filled with creepy adverts or worse… Continue reading Adware Everywhere: Who Knows What Is Happening?

6 Terrifying Samples How Marketers Use Adware

While Spyware and Adware are arguably the fastest growing malicious threats to computers, proponents of these software programs are quite an intelligent lot. Collectively, these two together hit a staggering 90% of all Internet-connected PCs, leaving behind immeasurable losses. But of the particular essence right now is the widespread use of Adware amongst sly affiliate… Continue reading 6 Terrifying Samples How Marketers Use Adware