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Fake AnyDesk ads beat the real ones on Google Ads

A fake ad campaign serving a trojanized version of the AnyDesk program ranked higher in searches than the legitimate ads. The ads which appeared in the Google Search results came with a a fake version of the remote desktop app. Although this was a trojanized version, the…
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Scam ads on Facebook and Google, despite flagging

Scam ads still appear on Google and Facebook, although an important number of victims reported them. According to Which?, the consumer watchdog in the United Kingdom, the platforms failed to remove them. A third of the scam ads are still online Both giants said…
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Google has a fresh $46bn obvious reason to show ads

Google’s reasons to show ads all the time when we are online seems to be stronger than ever. Alphabet, Google parent company announced record revenues for the second quarter since the pandemic started. The amount is as large as $56.9bn, out of which $46bn came from its…
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Google Play apps bombard users with annoying ads

Bitdefender revealed more than a dozen Google Play apps bombard users with annoying ads. According to the company, 17 apps used different strategies to deliver irritating ads. Still, they appear to be legitimate apps. Among the ads, which have more than half a million…
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Google accused of collecting private data, secretly

Google would face a lawsuit for collecting private data even in Incognito mode, according to Bloomberg. Private data collected in “Incognito” mode A judge in California decided that Google should face a lawsuit. The decision comes after three users filed a…
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Farewell online tracking? Google changes the rules

The online tracking system might become history after Google’s game changing move. The company announced that it would not use tracking technologies anymore. These helped the the giant follow users with its ads and make billions of dollars. Does online tracking…