Tag: Advertising Tech

Software Security

Android users’ security and privacy at risk from shadowy ecosystem of pre-installed software, study warns

March 25, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

A large-scale independent study of pre-installed Android apps has cast a critical spotlight on the privacy and security risks that preloaded software poses to users of the Google developed mobile platform. The researchers behind the paper, which has been published […]

Mobile Apps

TikTok spotted testing native video ads

February 14, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

TikTok is testing a new ad product: a sponsored video ad that directs users to the advertiser’s website. The test was spotted in the beta version of the U.S. TikTok app, where a video labeled “Sponsored” from the bike retailer […]

Development Software

Google warns app developers of three malicious SDKs being used for ad fraud

December 7, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

A few days ago, Google removed popular Cheetah Mobile and Kika Tech apps from its Play Store following a BuzzFeed investigation, which discovered the apps were engaging in ad fraud. Today, as a result of Google’s ongoing investigation into the […]