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New virus blocks calls to your bank, so you can't stop the theft

In old good (well, more or less) times, if a victim of cyber attack realised something's wrong, he/she could just call the bank to check if everything's all right and subsequently prevent theft.

But cyber criminals are always evolving. This time they've designed malware to block phone calls to your bank. How? Well, let us tell you, we found a nice article about it.

China blocks ad blocking (updated)
Sad news from China. A total control over Advertising which was announced to be introduced in September actually means total ban of ad blockers.
74% of Netflix Subscribers Would Rather Cancel Their Subscription Than See Ads
Well, and again users opinion is quite unanimous, when it comes to advertising. Recently, Netflix users were asked what they think about the introduction of ads. As you see in the title, they are not really happy with such option.
Global regulator for internet ads
The World Federation of Advertisers wants to create a global regulator for internet ads. WFA suggests to stop fighting the adblockers and focus on creating decent ads that people won’t want to block.
Why people are not already using ad blockers
Why people are still not blocking ads? The reason is quite funny: because they simply don’t know that they can actually do it.
Most people don't want to pay even $1 a year to avoid mobile ads
Sad news for publishers: most users of mobile devices are not willing to pay even a dollar to disable ads in apps.
Ransomware incident on The Pirate Bay
Yo ho ho and a case of ransomware! Recently on the popular The Pirate Bay torrent website there was malvertising (malicious ads), which led users to the Magnitude exploit kit pages infected with Cerber ransomware.
Websites that detect your ad blocker could be breaking EU law
Just yesterday we wrote about the websites which detect ad blockers. And here is a thing – these publishers could be breaking European law.
How the websites that block ad blockers are suffering
We have recently found an interesting article about websites that fight programs and extensions against ads. It is about websites which open windows like “You have an ad blocker, turn it off or go away” (well, something like that).
Ads can consume up to 79% of mobile data
One of the reasons users install ad blockers on mobile devices is the impact ads have on the data consumption.
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