Micro businesses are still grappling with the GDPR!

A new era for data protection The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) marked a new era for the digital economy and the protection of personal data in the EU. The data privacy overhaul sought to respond to the privacy concerns presented by the digital age. What emerged was a robust regulation imposing extensive responsibilities on companies…

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Large-Scale Analysis of User Exposure to Online Advertising on Facebook

Title: Large-Scale Analysis of User Exposure to Online Advertising on Facebook Authors: ARITZ ARRATE GALÁN , Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain JOSÉ GONZÁLEZ CABAÑAS, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain ÁNGEL CUEVAS, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain and UC3M-Santander Big Data Institute, Spain MARÍA CALDERÓN, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain RUBÉN CUEVAS…

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Tracing Cross Border Web Tracking

Title: Tracing Cross Border Web Tracking   Authors: Costas Iordanou, TU Berlin  and UC3M Georgios Smaragdakis TU Berlin Ingmar Poese BENOCS Nikolaos Laoutaris Data Transparency Lab  and Eurecat   Published in: IMC ’18 Proceedings of the Internet Measurement Conference 2018   Abstract: A tracking flow is a flow between an end user and a Web…

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Beyond Google Play: A Large-Scale Comparative Study of Chinese Android App Markets

Title: Beyond Google Play: A Large-Scale Comparative Study of Chinese Android App Markets   Authors: Haoyu Wang, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications Zhe Liu, Key Laboratory of High-Confidence Software Technologies (MOE), Peking University Jingyue Liang, Key Laboratory of High-Confidence Software Technologies (MOE), Peking University Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez, IMDEA Networks and ICSI Yao Guo, Key Laboratory…

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Unveiling and Quantifying Facebook Exploitation of Sensitive Personal Data for Advertising Purposes

Title: Unveiling and Quantifying Facebook Exploitation of Sensitive Personal Data for Advertising Purposes Authors: José González Cabañas, Ángel Cuevas, and Rubén Cuevas, Department of Telematic Engineering, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Conference 27th USENIX Security Symposium. August 15–17, 2018 • Baltimore, MD, USA Abstract: The recent European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) restricts the processing…

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