Facebook bans Signal ads that reveal the depth of what it knows about you

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 14:07:03 +0000

Private messaging app Signal got itself banned from advertizing on Instagram. Why? Because its ads showed users what Facebook knows about them.

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File-sharing and cloud storage sites: How safe are they?

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 04 Dec 2020 16:30:00 +0000

File-sharing and online storage are popular online services. Is it worth paying for them or can you use a free one? We look at the pitfalls and give some pointers to avoid them.

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Charities and the advertising industry: data ecosystems and privacy risks

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 16:59:59 +0000

We take a look at a study which dives into the connection between popular UK based charity organisations and tracking, Real Time Bidding, and data analysis

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How social media platforms mine personal data for profit

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 18:42:04 +0000

We explore some of the ways social media use personal data to fuel advertising and keep the profits flowing.

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Study explores clickjacking problem across top Alexa-ranked websites

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2019 17:36:52 +0000

We look at recent research exploring the threat of clickjacking, along with other solutions considered by site owners and analysts for protecting users against these online attacks.

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Smart cities, difficult choices: privacy and security on the grid

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 17:17:08 +0000

We take a look at Google’s Sidewalk Labs woes with a planned smart city build in Toronto, and explore some of the general concerns about making our living spaces 24/7 Internet wonderlands.

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