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Some mobile phones transmit text messages to third parties, says Kryptowire

Be warned, fellows.

Recently Kryptowire (company that provides mobile application security analysis tools) has found out that there are several models of Android mobile devices that contain firmware, which collected personal data of users and transmitted this sensitive info to third-party servers. Surely, without users' consent.

Official statement on Web of Trust

A long time ago we added a Web of Trust extension (to monitor websites reputation) to Adguard for Windows and Adguard for Mac. Today we found out that Web of Trust is suspected of selling the browsing history of millions of users to third-parties.

We decided to make an official statement regarding this to assure everyone that extension in Adguard has nothing to do with it.

Readers disabled ad blockers for Financial Times when asked

Fighting against ad blockers, Financial Times (international business newspaper) carried an experiment several months ago. Readers were asked to stop an ad blocker on their website and.. well, many of them agreed to.

Daria Magdik on Industry News
September 19, 2016
Google gathers coalition to create own criteria of acceptable ads

It's been just a few days since we've heard about Adblock Plus ad network, and here they are - the new "police of the web". Google decided to develop own acceptable ads policy and not alone, there is now a "Coalition for Better Ads".

Adblock Plus sells ads?

Ba dum tss. The most famous ad blocker in the world is now running its own ad network.

For those who are now puzzled (just like us), let us tell you more.

AdGuard download has started! Click the button indicated by the arrow to start the installation. Thank you for choosing AdGuard! Select "Open" and click "OK", then wait for the file to be downloaded. In the opened window, drag the AdGuard icon to the "Applications" folder. Thank you for choosing AdGuard! Select "Open" and click "OK", then wait for the file to be downloaded. In the opened window, click "Install". Thank you for choosing AdGuard!