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Disconnect Mobile is a privacy and security app inspired by our award-winning browser software. The app actively blocks the biggest mobile trackers...


Google hit with antitrust complaint over banned privacy app

App maker Disconnect accuses Google of abusing its "dominant position" in a complaint filed with the European Union.

By June 2, 2015


Today's computers face more attacks than ever

More malicious software has been created in the past 2 years than in the previous 10 years combined.

By January 9, 2015


Privacy guard Disconnect Mobile returns to Google Play

Disconnect Mobile's malicious ad and tracker shield returns to the Google Play Store with minor changes after Google banned the app.

By September 8, 2014


Twitter acquires anti-malware company Dasient

Security startup Dasient joins Twitter to apply it malware-fighting platform to the "world's largest real-time information network."

By January 23, 2012


Android users twice as likely to see malware than six months ago

Apps infected with malware grew five-fold since January, Lookout mobile threat report finds.

By August 2, 2011


Report: Malware-laden sites double from a year ago

Two studies illustrate the hazards of Web surfing with more than 1 million sites infected with malware and more than 40 percent of sites in one study always vulnerable to attacks.

By March 8, 2011


Firms tackle virus-laden Web sites, ads

As more users get hit by "drive-by downloads" and "malvertising," companies like Armorize and Dasient offer services to help keep surfers safe.

By May 26, 2010


Week in review: Facebook resets privacy strategy

CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveils big changes to privacy controls, but they're not enough to silence critics. Also: Justice Department inquires about Apple's hold on digital music.

By May 28, 2010


Malware delivered by Yahoo, Fox, Google ads

Researchers at Avast are pointing fingers at large ad delivery platforms for serving up infected ads in new "malvertising" trend.

By March 22, 2010


Ads to blame for malware in Facebook's Farm Town?

Farm Town maker SlashKey warns players of its Facebook game about fake security messages.

By April 12, 2010