Charting a course through the internet’s ever-changing landscape
Google Chrome's Manifest V3 update is just one example of how startups that are innovating online could have the rug pulled out from under them at any moment.
Decrypted: Chegg’s third time unlucky, Okta’s new CSO, Rapid7 beefs up cloud security
Ransomware is getting sneakier and smarter. The latest example comes from ExecuPharm, a little-known but major outsourced pharmaceutical company that confirmed it was hit by a new type of ransomware l
Cliqz pulls the plug on a European anti-tracking alternative to Google search
Cliqz, a Munch-based anti-tracking browser with private search baked in that has sought to offer a local alternative to Google powered by its own search index, is shutting down — claiming this a
Ghostery launches Midnight for privacy and ad-blocking beyond the browser
Ghostery has launched a new tool called Midnight, which brings the company’s ad-blocking and privacy protection features to all your desktop applications. When Ghostery first announced Midnight
GDPR has cut ad trackers in Europe but helped Google, study suggests
An analysis of the impact of Europe’s new data protection framework, GDPR, on the adtech industry suggests the regulation has reduced the numbers of ad trackers that websites are hooking into E
Ghostery revamps its privacy-focused mobile browsers
Ghostery is launching new versions of its browsers for iOS and Android. In fact, Director of Product Jeremy Tillman said this is the first big update to Ghostery’s mobile browsers in several yea
Private search browser Cliqz buys Ghostery ad-tracker tool
Mozilla-backed Cliqz, a German startup building an anti-tracking browser with a built-in private search feature powered by aggregated usage of its products, is acquiring the consumer assets of ad-trac
Audio fingerprinting being used to track web users, study finds
A wide-scale study of online trackers carried out by researchers at Princeton University has identified a new technique being used to try to strip web users of their privacy, as well as quantifying th
The rise of a new era in the monetization of digital content
Digital content is one of the most consumed “goods” in the online marketplace. However, buyers and sellers still can’t seem to agree on a fair price for these goods.
Firefox 42 Launches With Tracking Protection In Private Browsing Mode
After a short beta period, Mozilla today graduated its new Tracking Protection feature for Firefox's Private Browsing mode into its release channel with the launch of Firefox 42.