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McAfee uses web beacons that can be used to track and serve advertising to users

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Mar 17, 2016.

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    A test of seven OEM laptops running Windows has shown a consistent privacy and security issues, including an interesting revelation that the McAfee Antivirus running on six of them is using web beacons to serve ads and possibly even track users online. The seven laptops – Lenovo Flex 3, Lenovo G50-80 (UK version), HP Envy, HP Stream x360 (Microsoft Signature Edition), HP Stream (UK version), Acer Aspire F15 (UK version), and Dell Inspiron 14 (Canada … More →

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