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Children’s Privacy: Indian app Slick left children’s data exposed for months

The social media app, available on Android and iOS and similar to Gas, a compliments-based app, was recently found to have an internal database with no password that allowed easy access to the data of more than 153,000 users.

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Consumers very aware of breach and hack increases; want more security

February 28, 2023

Consumers know the more they do digitally, the more their data is at risk. According to Daon’s survey of more than 3,000 US and UK consumers, people foresee cybersecurity threats persisting and believe these will continue to outpace the cyber technology to control them. Most surveyed want more security for financial accounts (93%) and to have their identity protected (91%). Participants also said they would be willing to take extra security steps daily (91%), including use of biometrics (81%).

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Ad Fontes Media Partners with The Trade Desk to Support Brand Safe Advertising

February 23, 2024

Ad Fontes Media, a company that rates news sites for reliability and bias, has announced the integration of its rating data with The Trade Desk’s programmatic advertising platform. This will allow the screening out of highly partisan, AI-generated and clickbait sites, preferentially serving ads to sites containing quality journalism. Directing ad spend to low quality sites not only wastes dollars and threatens brand safety but de-monetizes quality news operations.

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