Pierluigi Paganini July 12, 2020
Google updates policies to ban any ads for surveillance solutions and services

Google announced that starting from August it will update its policies to reject ads proposed by organizations offering surveillance software. Google announced the update of its Google Ads Enabling Dishonest Behavior policy to “prohibit the promotion of products or services that are marketed or targeted with the express purpose of tracking or monitoring another person […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 04, 2015
Who is the unknown buyer that bought Adblock Extension

The creator of the popular Adblock Extension made a shocking revelation, the company has been sold to an unknown buyer. Who is and which are the risks? The popular Adblock Extension has been sold to an unknown buyer, Michael Gundlach its creator made the shocking revelation. Michael Gundlach doesn’t provide further details on the sale, he kept secret the […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 29, 2015
Malvertising campaign hits 10 million users in 10 days

Security Firm Cyphort Labs reported that 10 million users may have been infected in ten days by a malvertising and exploit kit campaign. Nick Bilogorskiy, a security researcher at Cyphort  revealed that 10 million users may have been infected in ten days due to a malvertising and exploit kit campaign. According to the expert threat actors […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 14, 2014
Facebook will provide targeted ads tracking your web experience

Facebook announced that it will improve targeted ads tracking much more of users’ web experience and web browsing, but you can avoid this … The social network Facebook revealed that it will use information from users’ web browsing and app history for making Ads better and giving people more control over the ads they see. […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 01, 2014
Chinese CCTV reported cases of pre-installed malware on Android mobile

Chinese TV station, CCTV, has reported some cases where smartphone were compromised by pre-installed malware before selling them on to unwitting customers. What’s about to pay a mobile phone with Malware pre-installed? Of course the malware is free! It is not a joke, Chinese TV station CCTV, during a show for the World Consumer Rights Day […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 06, 2014
Malware served through Yahoo advertisements

Dutch security firm Fox IT discovered an ongoing malware-based attack that hit thousands of Yahoo users via malicious ads. Users are alerted. Since the December 30th Yahoo website is proposing a malicious ad that was serving a malware, the discovery was made by Dutch security firm Fox IT. Visitors to the Yahoo website see the […]