iPhone to deploy the EU Tracking Cookie Consent Popup to the whole world?

Imagine  tens of millions of users potentially receiving a popup asking the user to grant permission to be tracked, in September 2020. The striking news emerged from this year’s Apple WWDC conference. Apple will limit the use of the IDFA “tracking identifier”. This identifier allowed advertisers to track the…

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Privacy analysis of... Search in the page?

I never thought it would come to this but this is a privacy analysis is of the “ctrl-f”. You know, the find-in-page functionality: when the user wants to find an occurrence of the word “cat”, control-f shortcut or the manual menu selection opens the find-in-page prompt. So exciting? Perhaps not.…

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Cyber risk theme and COVID-19 - why scams or unauthorized access attempts using coronavirus theme is something unwelcome but unprecedentedly risky

I wanted to steer clear from the topic of SARS-CoV-19. But it is now clear that thee global coronavirus epidemic/spread introduces an extraordinary situation, warranting special considerations for individual and organization, as well as collective cybersecurity. We are all in this is due to a confluence of many related…

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