Online behavior tracking and privacy: 7 worst-case scenarios If you've never been targeted by an ad because of your online behavior, then you're probably not paying attention. More than 80 percent of advertising campaigns in 2009 involved tracking of some sort Privacy advocates argue that online tracking undermines citizen rights and is "Big-Brotherish" Concerns were part of what led the FTC to release a report last February (Mashable) -- If you've never been targeted by an ad because of your online behavior, then you're probably just not paying much attention. According to an informal survey by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), more than 80 percent of advertising campaigns in 2009 involved tracking of some sort. The advertising business, in short, loves online tracking just about as much as privacy advocates hate it. Privacy advocates argue that online tracking undermines citizen rights and feels a little too big-brotherish for comfort.
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Hackers Exploit Default Apps to Install Malware on Samsung Galaxy S4 Researchers Demonstrate Exploits Against Mobile Platforms at Mobile Pwn2Own 2013 This week at the Mobile Pwn2Own hacking contest taking place at the PacSec Applied Security Conference in Tokyo, Japan, a team of security researchers demonstrated exploits against several applications installed by default on Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphones that enabled them to silently install a malicious application and steal sensitive data. Team MBSD, of Japanese firm Mitsui Bussan Secure Directions, Inc., earned $40,000 for their exploit efforts which enabled them to successfully compromise the Samsung device running Google’s Android. “This team exploited multiple apps, installed by default on the Samsung Galaxy S4 to install malware and steal confidential data,” HP’s Heather Goudey explained in a blog post.
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