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Wired to ad blocker users: pay up for ad-free site or you get nothing

Wired readers who use ad blockers, you’ve been warned.

Soon you won’t be able to get any online content from the popular tech publication unless you stop blocking their ads, or pay for the privilege of seeing no ads. 514 more words

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New SWITCH Security Report available

Dear Reader!

A new issue of our monthly SWITCH Security Report has just been released.

The topics covered in this report are

  • ICSI’s Haystack looking for Android needles – and beta testers for its field study…
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Attack of the killer Ads

By Daniel Stirnimann and Serge Droz

Recently I was quoted saying “… .ch and .li are the most secure (top-level) domains!”. In the same meeting, Security Rock Star Mikko Hyppönen claimed, “Surfing the Web with your laptop is the most dangerous thing you can do in the Internet.”  So what is true, what is false? 1,062 more words


ipfilterX Codename XSnow

>Date 05/02/2016


-Blocked Threats: 35
-Updated Threats: –
-IP Added Record: 68K+


>Parsed lines/entries:19K Found IP ranges:19K Duplicate:0 Merged:0 Time:0 secs… 86 more words

Adblocker blockers move to a whole new level


Hold onto your hats!

This article is about adblocking, always a windswept topic when we discuss it on Naked Security.

Adblockers do pretty much what they say. 1,171 more words


AdBlocker White Paper: Benefits of Blocking Ads

Many websites on the modern Internet have advertising content (ads) on their webpages.  While some users find ads useful, many find it irrelevant, annoying or intrusive. 72 more words

Automated bots trigger $7.2 billion advertising losses

Automated bots are costing advertisers an estimated $7.2 billion loss, as per a new study conducted by the Association of National Advertisers and Security Vendor White Ops. 481 more words