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Apple Allows User-Tracking Again, How To Find The Hidden Shut-Off Switch

Apple Allows User-Tracking Again, How To Find The Hidden Shut-Off Switch

Adriana Lee

There’s another iOS 6 feature that the media is buzzing about, and this time, it has nothing to do with the Maps app. According to Business Insider, Apple put out a software update last month that quietly rolled out user-tracking for advertising purposes. If you recall, we’ve already seen a dust-up before when Apple allowed user-tracking via UDID, or Unique Device Identifier (the...

Clicking on That Advertisement May Infect Your Computer

Clicking on That Advertisement May Infect Your Computer

Brandon Russell

Simply browsing your favorite website is putting your computer at risk, thanks to the increase in malicious ads – and the problem is only getting worse. In fact, security intelligence firm RiskIQ says up to 15,000 tainted ads have appeared online in May alone, rising tenfold over the previous year. The “malvertisements,” as they’re being called, work in a “drive-by download” manner,...