Dark Reading is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

Comments
Google Ads Will Feature You
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
cbabcock
50%
50%
cbabcock,
User Rank: Apprentice
10/15/2013 | 3:47:29 AM
re: Google Ads Will Feature You
Google is following Facebook into the advertising gutter. Hard to believe.
Thomas Claburn
50%
50%
Thomas Claburn,
User Rank: Ninja
10/14/2013 | 9:07:42 PM
re: Google Ads Will Feature You
Apparently, a number of Google+ users have changed their Profile pictures to an image of Eric Schmidt as a form of protest.
philburton
50%
50%
philburton,
User Rank: Apprentice
10/13/2013 | 5:24:08 AM
re: Google Ads Will Feature You
Which is why I don't have a Google + account.
Somedude8
50%
50%
Somedude8,
User Rank: Apprentice
10/12/2013 | 5:08:05 PM
re: Google Ads Will Feature You
Oh, the possibility for hi jinks and funnies is almost off the chart with this!
MarciaNWC
50%
50%
MarciaNWC,
User Rank: Apprentice
10/11/2013 | 9:46:07 PM
re: Google Ads Will Feature You
Google could do more to inform users about this policy change than a little banner notice.
David F. Carr
50%
50%
David F. Carr,
User Rank: Apprentice
10/11/2013 | 7:56:30 PM
re: Google Ads Will Feature You
So they think the way to compete with Facebook is to copy all the things people like least about Facebook? Way to go.
anon1664417601
50%
50%
anon1664417601,
User Rank: Apprentice
10/11/2013 | 7:56:27 PM
re: Google Ads Will Feature You
Making my G+ profile picture my middle finger, then when all my friends get ad's with my new picture, it will be worth staying on.
LeonD832
50%
50%
LeonD832,
User Rank: Apprentice
10/11/2013 | 7:52:28 PM
re: Google Ads Will Feature You
Google should innovate, not ape Facebook's bad ideas and the way to do that is a a shared profit agreement with the user regarding User Profile promotion stuff
BanFrenchRoast
50%
50%
BanFrenchRoast,
User Rank: Apprentice
10/11/2013 | 7:36:56 PM
re: Google Ads Will Feature You
This is flipping Evil with a captial E. Advertising huckster can buy your "personal" recommendation that you never made.

Google and Facebook are a 1,000 times worse than the NSA for personal abuse of information. Do not tell them a damn thing or tell only distortions.


COVID-19: Latest Security News & Commentary
Dark Reading Staff 8/10/2020
Researcher Finds New Office Macro Attacks for MacOS
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  8/7/2020
Adaptive Shield Emerges From Stealth
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer,  8/13/2020
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon Contest
Write a Caption, Win an Amazon Gift Card! Click Here
Latest Comment: It's a technique known as breaking out of the sandbox kids.
Current Issue
Special Report: Computing's New Normal, a Dark Reading Perspective
This special report examines how IT security organizations have adapted to the "new normal" of computing and what the long-term effects will be. Read it and get a unique set of perspectives on issues ranging from new threats & vulnerabilities as a result of remote working to how enterprise security strategy will be affected long term.
Flash Poll
The Changing Face of Threat Intelligence
The Changing Face of Threat Intelligence
This special report takes a look at how enterprises are using threat intelligence, as well as emerging best practices for integrating threat intel into security operations and incident response. Download it today!
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2019-20383
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-13
ABBYY network license server in ABBYY FineReader 15 before Release 4 (aka 15.0.112.2130) allows escalation of privileges by local users via manipulations involving files and using symbolic links.
CVE-2020-24348
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-13
njs through 0.4.3, used in NGINX, has an out-of-bounds read in njs_json_stringify_iterator in njs_json.c.
CVE-2020-24349
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-13
njs through 0.4.3, used in NGINX, allows control-flow hijack in njs_value_property in njs_value.c. NOTE: the vendor considers the issue to be "fluff" in the NGINX use case because there is no remote attack surface.
CVE-2020-7360
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-13
An Uncontrolled Search Path Element (CWE-427) vulnerability in SmartControl version 4.3.15 and versions released before April 15, 2020 may allow an authenticated user to escalate privileges by placing a specially crafted DLL file in the search path. This issue was fixed in version 1.0.7, which was r...
CVE-2020-24342
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-13
Lua through 5.4.0 allows a stack redzone cross in luaO_pushvfstring because a protection mechanism wrongly calls luaD_callnoyield twice in a row.