Google Search malvertising is an unpleasant phenomenon of malicious advertisements in search engine results. Ads up there are called to make it easier to find users interested in specific queries, but it ended up being yet another object of hackers’ exploitation. Let’s see why these links appear, how dangerous they are, and how you can… Continue reading Google Search Malvertising: Fake Ads of Free Programs in Google Ads
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
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?
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?
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?
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