Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the rest of the onslaught · 2019-11-29 11:20 by Matthew Garcia
Online advertisers have made this season their hunting ground, with increases in special offers, newsletters, blinking deals: anything to win over the consuming public.
The Scariest Thing on the Internet · 2019-10-31 13:36 by Matthew Garcia
Halloween is supposed to be the scariest time of the year. But what’s the scariest thing on the internet?
What's all this about filter lists? Adblock Plus 3.7 Release · 2019-10-23 10:46 by Matthew Garcia
Filter lists are an interesting element to the online game that some people may not know a great deal about. This is unfortunate, as they can help users have the internet experience they really want to have.
New Release: Adblock Plus 3.7 · 2019-10-22 20:11 by Susie Concannon
We’re back with a new release! In ABP 3.7, you’ll notice several user interface (UI) updates and overall under the hood improvements, notably increased CPU (Central Processing Unit) performance.
New Release: Adblock Plus 3.6 · 2019-07-30 21:15 by Susie Concannon
This release features several all-around UI improvements, fixes and updates to ABP filters, and other minor behind-the-scenes changes.
Is Chrome’s Ad Filter enough? · 2019-07-09 16:30 by Susie Concannon
With all the hype about Chrome and their new Ad Filter, it’s important to ask what it really is, and also how it affects external ad blockers.
One out of every hundred online advertisements is infected with malvertising · 2019-06-21 16:20 by Susie Concannon
The IT company Confiant has reported in their current Q1 2019 Demand Quality Report that almost every hundredth ad impression that users see is infected with malvertising, and that the risk of infection is higher on the weekend and especially on holidays. The basis for these numbers is the result of an analysis of over 100 billion ad impressions during the time period between Q4/2018 and Q1/2019.
Firefox bug disabled all add-ons - including Adblock Plus · 2019-05-04 10:38 by Laura Dornheim
Since late Friday night, an expired certificate caused all add-ons on Firefox to be disabled.
With Adblock Plus being one of the favorite add-ons for users world-wide, this hits us hard. But we have absolute confidence in the open source community behind Firefox to get this fixed as soon as possible!
Vulnerability? Fixed! · 2019-04-20 10:22 by Laura Dornheim
Potential vulnerability through the URL rewrite filter option · 2019-04-15 21:58 by Laura Dornheim
Hours ago we were made aware that the rewrite-option that we provide for filter list authors can potentially be abused to execute third-party code on a website.
We are taking this very seriously and are currently investigating the actual risk for our users to determine the best countermeasure.