The next time you’re tempted to click on an online ad, think again. New malvertising attacks use polyglot images to run code for ad fraud, showing the growing sophistication for malvertising ad fraud.
In the Alphabet annual report for 2018, Google’s parent company provided additional guidance on how their privacy practices could impact the company’s overall business model, and hence, its ability to churn out billions of dollars of revenue each quarter.
Surveillance capitalism as a revenue model through the observation and recording of as much personal data as possible to create highly effective targeted advertisements is growing unchecked. Can regulation level the playing field?
Mobile app makers can now use uninstall tracking software to inundate ex-users with advertising designed to win them back. Can app developers continue to use customer data for any purpose which fits their business model – even after users have deleted the mobile app?
Mozilla Internet Health Report Highlights 3 Critical Issues: Big Tech’s Growing Power, Fake News and…
Mozilla's first-ever Internet Health Report highlights the key challenges affecting the creation of an open, safe and accessible Internet – Big Tech’s growing power, the collapse of privacy especially with IoT security, and the spread of fake news. All of these challenges point to deeper problems with the Internet.
Apple may just have found the solution to counter Google by focusing on Apple's privacy commitment to their customers, especially in online advertising.