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Adblockers downloaded 300K times contains malicious code
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Adblockers downloaded 300K times contains malicious code

Via Ars Technica A set of adblockers (Nano Adblocker and Nano Defender) with over 300,000 users was recently sold by…
What Is A Tracker Blocker? (AKA: Content Blocker)
Explainers

What Is A Tracker Blocker? (AKA: Content Blocker)

When you view a web page or download any content from apps, you’re not always getting back or seeing one…
Chrome releases ‘heavy ads’ blocker for a better browsing experience
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Chrome releases ‘heavy ads’ blocker for a better browsing experience

Via Digiday Google Chrome has quietly released a feature that would block certain ads if they exceeded a certain amount…
uBlock Origin – Tracker Blocking Extension (Overview)
Overviews

uBlock Origin – Tracker Blocking Extension (Overview)

Until recently, browser makers didn’t think it part of their job to block trackers or malicious code that was contained…
Ghostery Tracker Blocker (Overview)
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Ghostery Tracker Blocker (Overview)

On your phone or laptop, a browser is the main way you access your internet, and the main way your…
US Senator calls for investigation of ad-blocking companies [The Verge]
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US Senator calls for investigation of ad-blocking companies [The Verge]

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), known for raising various tech and privacy-related issues, asked for an investigation of the online…
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