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Florida Water Supply Hack, Android App Hijack, US Capitol Riot Smartphone Tracking

Florida Water Supply Hack, Android App Hijack, US Capitol Riot Phone Tracking

In episode 160: An attacker tried to poison a Florida city’s water supply, a popular Android app was hacked to display malicious ads, and how smartphone location data was used to track ...
Aggressive Adware Promised Free Stuff to Android Users Just to Stay Installed

Aggressive Adware Promised Free Stuff to Android Users Just to Stay Installed

Aggressive adware apps invade tens of thousands of devices Operators designed the apps to run unhindered in the background Google removed all of the fake apps from the Play Store Security researchers ...
eGobbler infects more than 1 billion ads in worldwide campaign

eGobbler infects more than 1 billion ads in worldwide campaign

The eGobbler malvertising threat actor has made a return, this time exploiting a WebKit vulnerability used primarily by iPhone’s Safari browser. Security researchers from Confiant estimate up to 1.16 billion impressions have ...

DoorDash Data Breach, Voice Assistant Privacy Changes, Limiting Ad Tracking

You’re listening to the Shared Security Podcast, exploring the trust you put in people, apps, and technology…with your host, Tom Eston. In episode 88 for September 30th 2019: DoorDash announces a data ...
Google to ban harmful, intrusive web ads globally starting July 9

Google to ban harmful, intrusive web ads globally starting July 9

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Beginning July 9, 2019, Chrome web browsers worldwide will expand user protections and stop showing disruptive and potentially harmful ads. The safeguards are in place for North America and Europe, but will ...

The danger of third parties: ads, pipelines, and plugins

We take a look at the perils of the tools and services embedded into the websites you use on a daily basis, thanks to the development help of third parties. Categories: FYI ...