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FileZilla FTP comes with adware in Windows installer

Adware is present in Windows installer and it seems that FileZilla is the source. In fact, Windows is a host to many popular open source software. Some of them come at no price. But some of their functionalities might be harmful. Free does not mean adware-free…
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Annoying pop-up ads veiledly install unwanted apps

There are lots of rogue websites that send unwanted pop-up ads to the users’ browsers. In order to achieve this, they try to lure users into accepting for browser notifications. The dangers behind pop-up ads Pop-ups are first of all disturbing for any user.
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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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Rogue websites send annoying pop-ups to your desktop

A rogue website uses pop-ups to trick visitors into subscribing to its browser notifications. Thus, it can send unwanted ads to your desktop. Daisybuleonclock.com is such a shady website that lures visitors and makes them accept push notifications. Most probably…
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Let's take our right to customise the way we see ads

The way we see ads is a complex mechanism that helps advertisers and companies follow us and our online behaviour all the time. Thus, they try to make sure they maximise the possibility to sell their products or obtain our data. After they gather it, they use it to…
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The less funny things behind the online funny ads

Funny ads might be delightful for most of us. We appreciate the ingenuity, the idea, the result and the fact that they are different. And this is a good thing. It might even be the reason for which we do not mind to see more ads like those. On the other hand, the…