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Google has a new way of collecting cookies

Google Ads Conversion Updates: Global Site Tag to Set First-Party Cookie

From next month, Google Ads will be setting a first-party cookie with a new identifier through the Global site tag and Google Tag Manager. As a first-party cookie, it will be unique and limited to users of a specific site. Google has made it clear that they’re working to protect user privacy, so they rely …

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A new responsible machine learning initiative in making

Twitter Outlines Evolving Approach to Algorithms

With machine learning, algorithmic-defined systems being used to filter information to us at an increasingly efficient rate, it’s amazing how common the phrase ‘algorithm’ became, combined with our need to stay connected through social media feeds for hours on end.   As a result of these growing concerns, algorithms have also become a focus for more …

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Cybercriminals might have access to your Whatsapp media!

Critical Cybersecurity Threats Found in Whatsapp

Two security holes found in WhatsApp’s messaging app for Android were recently addressed that could have been exploited remotely to execute malicious code and exfiltrate sensitive information. Attackers could compromise an app by altering data exchanged between an app and external storage by exploiting flaws in latest Android version. This attack is known as a “man-in-the-disk” attack. …

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A speed dating app launched by the Facebook NPE

Facebook Launches New Video Speed Dating App in Latest NPE Experiment

The New Product Experimentation (NPE) team is a group of entrepreneurs at Facebook that are constantly working on creating stand-alone application experiences for users. They have currently been working on and have even begun initial testing for its new venture, which is a video speed dating app known as ‘Sparked’. The ‘Sparked’ App will allow …

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Update your Chrome 2.0 version

Update Your Chrome Browser to Patch 2 New In-the-Wild 0-Day Exploits

On Tuesday, Google has released a new update for Chrome for zero-day attack concerns that have been hitting it up lately. And one of the two flaws concerns an insufficient validation of untrusted input in its V8 JavaScript. That is the rendering engine (CVE-2021-21220), which was demonstrated by Dataflow Security’s Bruno Keith and Niklas Baumstark …

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FLoC by Google replacing third-party cookies

DuckDuckGo Announces Plans to Block Google’s FLoC

Google is moving away from using third-party cookies which are used for tracking users information on the websites that they visit for ad purposes. Instead of these third-party cookies, Google is developing a new technology called FLoC (Federated Learning of Cohorts). This new FLoC technology is proclaimed to protect users privacy more because it monitors …

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