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On the Wire Podcast: Bruce Schneier
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On the Wire Podcast: Bruce Schneier

Bruce Schneier, the well-known cryptographer, author, and security expert, is today’s guest on the On the Wire podcast. Dennis Fisher talks with Schneier about the pervasiveness of commercial and government surveillance and tracking, the emerging problem of IoT security, and what can be done to address the technical and policy […]

Online Ad Blockers Blocked by Online Advertisers
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Online Ad Blockers Blocked by Online Advertisers

The problems of malicious ads and ad fraud have become widespread and are major annoyances and threats to users. Those issues have led to the huge popularity of ad blocking extensions for browsers, but a backlash from the online ad industry has now reached a fever pitch as industry groups work […]

Google Comes Down on Ad Fraud
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Google Comes Down on Ad Fraud

There are a lot of terrible, terrible things on the Internet and much of that garbage is related to or contained in ads. Malware, phishing links, scams, and other forms of badness all have strong connections to the online ad world, and new data from Google shows just how tight those […]