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Stop ad injections with HTTPS connections or a VPN

Glenn Fleishman | Aug. 28, 2015
You already knew that secure web connections prevent snooping by criminals and others on points between you and a server. But they also keep networks from injecting advertising.

One could look at AT&T’s misstep as the last effective time such an injection of code by an ostensible “white hat” firm is possible. Between the increasing, default amount of secure web connections and the rise of privacy-enhancing, ad-blocking technology, only a sliver of users in the near future would be able to have their sessions hijacked and rewritten in such a way.

 

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