Do you need to block advertisement shenanigans without blocking the advertisements?

Do you need to block advertisement shenanigans without blocking the advertisements?

If you’ve never heard of malvertising or need a better understanding, then you should read the article on malvertising first. If you’re familiar with malvertising and have run into issues with blocking advertisements, then I might have a solution for you. I recently ran into problems with blocking ads because non-ad images weren’t loading due to being served from an ad network which is ideal from a content delivery aspect, but terrible from a security aspect. (more…)

Web Trackers Exploit Browser

Web Trackers Exploit Your Browser Credential Manager

Browsers give you the option of auto-filling your username and password as a convenience, but convenience usually comes with vulnerability in the cyber world, and this is no exception. There are two scripts used by over one thousand websites to steal your email address and other user identifiers to send to third-party servers to track you.

Site owners are using one of two scripts that are an invisible login form that recognizes that your browser is using auto-fill. (more…)