UW Privacy Office

October 19, 2017

How individuals can use online ad buying to spy on you

Source: Naked Security by Sophos

How individuals can use online ad buying to spy on you

In a paper put out by the Security & Privacy Lab at at the University of Washington’s Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, researchers describe how somebody can use a targeted advertising system to conduct physical and digital surveillance of targets that use smartphone apps with ads.