December 11, 2016

Advertisers Know Your Unique Device Identifiers

Apple has been named in a class-action lawsuit alleging that the company allows iOS applications to provide advertisers with sensitive private user information according to CNN.

CNN reports of two separate class-action lawsuits filed last week in federal court allege that Apple and as many as eight makers of popular applications for the iPhone facilitated the sharing of private information about their customers to advertisers.

Apparently, the complaint goes on to allege that iOS devices’ Unique Device Identifiers (UDIDs) used to track the users. The lawsuits together target : Dictionary.com, the Weather Channel, internet radio service Pandora, the messaging app textPlus 4, as well as the makers of entertainment or game apps Talking Tom Cat, Paper Toss, Pumpkin Maker and Pimple Popper Lite.

Microsoft Has Released Version 2 of Security Essentials (MSE)

Microsoft has released version 2 of Security Essentials (MSE), its anti-malware and virus protection software for Windows.

According to Microsoft website, Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. Microsoft Security Essentials is a free download from Microsoft that is simple to install and easy to use.

Microsoft Security Essentials 2 is available to download for Windows XP Service Pack 2 or later, Windows Vista and Windows 7. Microsoft has also released the 2010 edition of its Forefront Endpoint Protection solution for corporate customers.

Microsoft has released version 2 of Security Essentials (MSE), its anti-malware and virus protection software for Windows.

According to Microsoft website, Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. Microsoft Security Essentials is a free download from Microsoft that is simple to install and easy to use.

Microsoft Security Essentials 2 is available to download for Windows XP Service Pack 2 or later, Windows Vista and Windows 7. Microsoft has also released the 2010 edition of its Forefront Endpoint Protection solution for corporate customers.