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Forbes, ad blockers and malware … another warning

We talked about ad blockers and malvertising some weeks ago.  We even posted about some web sites blocking you from reading unless you turn off the ad blocker.   Now several other sites are reporting malware purveyed by Forbes after turning off the ad blocker!  Jim Lynch writes : Continue reading »

Ad Blockers: Real help for the most annoying thing in the world of technology — advertising

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iPad Apps InfoManager for blocking ads and offensive content In a number of studies and surveys, internet users list ‘online advertising’ as their top dislike. One survey by WebDesign-Review.com a few years back asked : “You know your web site sucks if . . . ” and the number ONE way to tell if a web site sucks is if there’s advertising. Because bandwidth is so precious in the mobile world, developers are waking up to this and beginning to realize how truly horrible online advertising really is.

  • Blockr – Privacy, Media and Ad Blocker for Safari
  • 1Blocker – Block ads, tracking scripts, anything
  • Weblock – AdBlock for apps and websites
  • True AdBlock for iOS is finally here!
  • Freedom – Ad Blocker
  • Clear Ad Blocker

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Ad Blocker : Web Advertising is Dead

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers THE TIME IS NOW … time to take back the internet. Madison Ave. and a million greedy jerks have had their way long enough. If they’re not rich by now, too bad! They got more obnoxious and rude every day. Then they got crooked and underhanded, and downright criminal. They’ve flashed us, tracked us, bored us and generally interrupted their way into our way of life. Now you can banish them from your online experience. You need the ad blocker called “Clearly.” This new content-blocker blocks advertisements, tracking scripts, malware and spyware at the source. Clearly actually prevents unwanted content from even downloading. This saves battery and significantly speeds up browsing.

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FBI : Joint Cyber Operation Takes Down Avalanche Criminal Network

Digital Evidence Response Team It was a highly secure infrastructure of servers that allegedly offered cyber criminals an unfettered platform from which to conduct malware campaigns and “money mule” money laundering schemes, targeting victims in the U.S. and around the world. But the Avalanche network, which was specifically designed to thwart detection by law enforcement, turned out to be not so impenetrable after all.

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Net Neutrality InfoManager: FTC, AT&T, ISPs, Porn, Ads, EU restrictions, Privacy and headaches and more

UGNN Net Neutrality In the midsts of an election, and all the cybercrime going on, people have forgotten net neutrality. You almost never hear of it these days — unless you’re on guard — which InfoManager is . . . the big guys are getting away with it because the idiots you elected don’t have a clue. Oh well, we’ll follow the trail where ever it leads …

  • FTC Loss in AT&T Case Could Leave Companies in a Privacy Enforcement ‘Vacuum’
  • ISPs that restrict porn or block ads could be breaking EU guidelines
  • Three navigates potential net neutrality breach with ad-blocking
  • 4 things to know about the EU’s anti-mobile ad blocking move
  • EU Hands Adland Huge Boost Against The Blockers
  • Net neutrality advocates get a headache over 5G
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Safenetting Cyber Security Update: Rio Olympics, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, cyber army, malvertising and much more!

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and cyber world report Another all-time huge cyber security update this week, there’s just too much going on in the cyber world to ignore! Now that Politics is involved, we discover that Hillary and The Don have both finally recognized there’s a cyber threat! Whew! But we got malware updates, dangerous ads, and a lot more to be concerned with. Stay vigilant!

  • Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s Cybersecurity Platforms, Compared
  • Prominent Cybersecurity Leader Favors Clinton, Despite Email Debacle
  • New York Times, BBC and others inadvertently serve up dangerous ads
  • The four cybersecurity terms everyone is talking about at Black Hat
  • Commentary: The world’s best cyber army doesn’t belong to Russia
  • 4 ways to reduce your chances of getting caught by malvertising
  • What exactly is Malvertising? Why do we want to avoid it?
  • South China Sea dispute escalates into all-out cyber war
  • Truth in malvertising: How to beat bad ads
  • There Is No Finish Line for Cybersecurity
  • “Zero Days” and the Need for Cyber Policy
  • Towards a Cyber-Security Treaty

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Apple InfoManager: Bob LeVitus, splash, Job’s mistakes, billion $$ watch, GPS, tracking, petty crime and more

UGNN InfoManager news all about Apple and Apple computers This is a fun time for all computer users, especially those who use and follow Apple Computer. Hope you didn’t sell your stock yet, things are buzzing, and the Apple Watch has only just begun to become the next big thing! We’ll see if that holds true, in the mean time HAPPY 4TH OF JULY… enjoy

  • A roundup of original iPhone reviews that got everything completely wrong
  • iPhone 8 Leaks, iPhone 7’s Missing button, Steve Jobs’ Greatest Mistakes
  • This graphic charts all of the scientific advancements behind the iPhone
  • iPad Air 3 Release Date Rumors Spark Comparison With Apple iPad Pro
  • How to Stop Your iPhone from Tracking Your Frequent Locations
  • Apple Watch 2 Release Date, Specs, GPS, Swim Tracking
  • Bob LeVitus : How not to lose your Apple Pencil
  • Here’s How Much Apple’s Watch Business Is Worth
  • Apple’s ‘next big thing’ might already be here
  • How To Get A New Apple Watch Face In watchOS 3
  • Petty crime just ain’t what it used to be
  • Apple patents iPhone camera blocker
  • The thing for your iPhone and Watch
  • Pool Party Splash iPad … ooops!

CAUTION ALERT, Most of the sites with cyber news unfortunately include stalker links, predators and possible click-wear. Be very careful what you click! firefox reader mode LOOK FOR the Firefox ‘READER’ icon in the address window to read the articles without the risks!

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UGNN Reader asks : Why all the Safenetting Alerts?

Reader questionsUGNN reader V.H. writes to ask :
      “You say this – ALERT: ALL of the sites referenced in today’s update are spam sites — some fare worse than others! These sites could include stalker links, predators and possible click-wear malware. Be very careful what you click! — are they true ‘spam’ or malware sites and if so, why do you include the URLs?”
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Social Media : 2016 Candidates Need Social Media to Win Latino Voters

UGNN InfoManager news all about social media and Facebook Juan Garcia is Editor-in-Chief for Digital Trends Español, and says Latinos Mobilized for 2016 Election. As we get closer and closer to the 2016 elections, the competition gets hotter and hotter. Digital communictions and digital ethics are more involved in this election than any in the past! Garcia sends this article to UGNN:

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Safenetting : Malware is coming after your Apple products — you may as well get ready !

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report We used to get about one or two tips on Mac malware a month. Now there are dozens. We try to weed out the real from the myth, but they’re all getting more and more documented. A credible threat is something people need to pay attention to!

  • Malware found on Guardian article that asks if cybercrime is out of control
  • Homeless in Vancouver: RLO spoofing is another Internet security reverse
  • All eyes on the jailbroken as iOS, Mac OS X threat level ratchets up
  • Malware Targeting Apple To Rise In 2016, Experts Warn
  • A free, almost foolproof way to check for malware
  • Apple Products Increasingly Targeted by Malware
  • Keep It Cool: Making the Mac Malware-Free

CAUTION Beware, most all of these sites have lots of screen spam, including stalker links and possible click-wear. Be very careful what you click! Use the
Click firefox reader mode the Firefox ‘READER’ to avoid screen spam on this site!

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Cyber Secutiry Update : Trends from 2014, Security Bill, Cybersecurity policy and more !

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report As the holiday season grinds on, so do the cyber crooks and their relentless quest to steal your money. We’ve had all kinds of attempted breaches this week — including some old scams we haven’t seen in years. It seems they’re trying anything to get you to react.

  • Are you immune? Protecting data in the new era of cyber-threat
  • Final cyber security bill paves way for the surveillance state
  • What lies beneath? The top cyber security trends of 2015
  • Can National Security Advisor settle cybersecurity feud?
  • Big Investments In Cybersecurity A Must, GCs Say
  • Cybersecurity alert: Grinch lurks in e-shopping
  • State finally publishes cybersecurity policy

CAUTION Beware, most all of these sites have lots of screen spam, including stalker links and possible click-wear. Be very careful what you click! Use the
Click firefox reader mode the Firefox ‘READER’ to avoid screen spam on this site!

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Cyber Secutiry Update : POS, POP, Cyber Monday, Kim Jong-un, ModPOS, McAfee, South Africa and more !

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report Black Friday is over, now Cyber Monday is tomorrow, and upwards to a billion dollars will be stolen from American shoppers in the cybercrime shopping spree. They’ll take your money any way they can — and the only way to avoid it is to get off line and don’t shop. Go to your local store and pay cash. Anyway — there are lots of other evils out there waiting to get you so we’d better get going:

  • Before Shopping Online This Cyber Monday, Secure Your Personal Accounts. Here’s How.
  • Cybersecurity start-ups are proliferating, but sorting out what works is tricky
  • Point of Sale ‘Malware on Steroids’ Could Affect ‘Multiple Millions’
  • South Korea enlists cyber warriors to battle Kim Jong-un’s regime
  • Security Experts Warn of ‘Highly Sophisticated’ ModPOS Malware
  • Cybersecurity professionals: The healthcare industry needs you
  • Top 5 Cyber Monday security threats and what to do about them
  • Don’t expect Anonymous to beat ISIS, cyber-security expert says
  • John McAfee: Volunteers are the key to a secure digital world
  • South Africa Makes Spamming And Phishing Top 40
  • Beware of scammers targeting your smartphone
  • How to protect yourself from cyber crooks

CAUTION Beware, most all of these sites have lots of screen spam, including stalker links and possible click-wear. Be very careful what you click! Use the
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Cyber Secutiry Update : ISIS, Black Friday, threats, internet banking and more !

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User Group Network UGN Safenetting and Malware report Here we go with another week of cyber activity, with Black Friday coming up we’re seeing a big increase in break-in attempts — particularly from China. We’re running China break-ins 3-to-1. But we’ll see what comes of the latest news from Anonymous.

  • Here’s the ISIS OPSEC Manual Used to Train Recruits About Cyber-Security
  • Cyber security reports paint grim picture of holidays and upcoming year
  • With Black Friday looming, new “invisible” cyber security threats
  • Some Starwood Hotels payment systems hit by malware
  • Privacy groups fight to expose secret cyber ruling
  • So you think you’re safe doing internet banking?
  • Safeguarding against cyber attacks
  • The 12 Scams of Christmas

CAUTION Beware, most all of these sites have lots of screen spam, including stalker links and possible click-wear. Be very careful what you click! Use the
Click firefox reader mode the Firefox ‘READER’ to avoid screen spam on this site!

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InfoManager: is ad-blocking good or bad! Ad-blocking helps sites suck less

Ad blockers keep you secure Congratulations to YOU! Good news for you! The web-surfing public has discovered they can get rid of those rude, insidious, intrusive online ads and have effectively saved hundreds of thousands of hours and avoided some of the worst evils on the web! Bad news for money monger web sites: an estimated billion in revenue lost to ad blockers. But hey, we’re always here to help User Group members have a safer, more beneficial, more plearurable experience with technology. From our early days setting up Apple eWorld and AOL groups fighting spammers and flamers to keeping you informed today, that’s what InfoManager is all about

  • The industry bites itself, bites back, screws users. Where will it end
  • The digital media industry needs to react to ad blockers … or else
  • A prominent ad-blocker-blocker served malware to Economist readers
  • Is Alphabet Inc Worried Ad Blocking Will Cut Into Revenue?
  • Ad-Blocking Has Online Ad Industry On The Run
  • How the IAB plans to fight ad blocking

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News from Kirkville: the iTunes guy with tips, tricks and news

Kirk McElhearn is the Ask the iTunes Guy Our good friend Kirk McElhearn sends all kinds of great tips all the time, and with the new Music, he really deserves the “iTunes Guy” moniker he’s achieved. Here’s another batch of our favorites from August and September:

  • iOS 9 Spotlight App Search: All Apps Enabled by Default Doesn’t Make Sense
  • iOS 9 Sync Issues, and Shares a Trick for Syncing Videos Efficiently
  • Not Convinced by Apple Music? Here’s How to Turn Off Auto-Renewal
  • New Find My iPhone/iPad/iPod touch Feature in iOS 9
  • How to Use Content Blockers (Ad Blockers) in iOS 9
  • Publishers Neglect of Ebook Quality is Frustrating
  • iOS 9 Security and Privacy Features Explained
  • Adjust 3D Touch Sensitivity on the iPhone 6s
  • Quickly check your battery levels.
  • Why I’m Paying for Apple Music
  • The Many Ways I Avoid Ads
  • Apple’s Bloated Website
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