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Karlston posted a topic in Security & Privacy NewsVivaldi introduces ad-blocker in latest browser snapshot Vivaldi continues its work of integrating protective features into the company's web browser. The company launched tracking protection in a recent snapshot to block known trackers automatically when the feature is enabled. The latest snapshot goes a step further by introducing a full-blown ad-blocker in the web browser. Vivaldi announced the change last week on the official desktop snapshots blog. In an earlier snapshot, we introduced a tracking blocker. Today we take this a step fur
vissha posted a topic in Security & Privacy NewsA team of Belgian researchers discovered privacy issues in how browsers, ad-blocking, and anti-tracking implementations handle third-party cookie requests. A team of Belgian researchers from KU Leuven analyzed third-party cookie policies of seven major web browsers, 31 ad-blockers and 14 anti-tracking extensions and discovered major and minor issues in all of them. Major issues include Microsoft Edge's unwillingness to honor its own "block only third-party cookies" setting, bypasses for Firefox's Tracking Protection feature, and use of the integrated PDF viewer in Chrome