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The real threat of fake voices in a time of crisis

Jinyan Zang Contributor Jinyan Zang is a researcher at Data Privacy Lab and a Ph.D. candidate in Government at Harvard University. Latanya Sweeney Contributor Latanya Sweeney is a professor of…

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TrafficGuard Launches Free PPC Fraud Protection Service

TrafficGuard has announced the launch of its PPC Fraud Protection, aiming to mitigate fraudulent data and account traffic and protect the Google Ad campaigns of small and medium-sized businesses. BACK-OF-THE-BOX…

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Google Ads: We Blocked Over 5000 Ads Per Minute

Google posted some of their Google Ads preventative measures from 2019 saying they blocked over 5,000 bad ads per minute last year. Google blocked and removed 2.7 billion bad ads,…

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How Much Is PPC Fraud Really Costing Your Business?

How Do These Types of PPC Fraud Work? Broadly speaking, there are two types of ways you can fall victim to PPC fraud: Human interaction. Automated interaction. The most common…

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Spike in hate, communal content on social media: Cyber police

The Maharashtra cyber police have registered 132 cases till Wednesday in connection with fake news, rumours and hate speeches on social media since the lockdown. In the last 24 hours,…

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Before suing NSO Group, Facebook allegedly sought their software to better spy on users

Facebook’s WhatsApp is in the midst of a lawsuit against Israeli mobile surveillance outfit NSO Group. But before complaining about the company’s methods, Facebook seems to have wanted to use…

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Zoom will enable waiting rooms by default to stop Zoombombing

Zoom is making some drastic changes to prevent rampant abuse as trolls attack publicly shared video calls. Starting April 5th, it will require passwords to enter calls via Meeting ID,…

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BBB warns of stimulus check scams on social media

Just days after President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, scammers are looking to cash in on vulnerable people. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich — Some Americans will…

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Apple starts blocking all third-party cookies in Safari

The new versions of Safari in iOS and iPadOS 13.4 and Safari 13.1 on macOS, will block all third-party cookies by defaulft, Apple’s WebKit team this week announced. John Wilander,…

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Social Bluebook was hacked, exposing 217,000 influencers’ accounts

A social media platform used to match advertisers with thousands of influencers has been hacked. Social Bluebook, a Los Angeles-based company, allows advertisers to pay social media “influencers” for posts…

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