Tag Archive: Trusted Download Program


eBay Makes a Bid For User Privacy

We are happy to announce that eBay is the latest company to be welcomed into TRUSTe’s Trusted Download Program for its newly released Browser Highlighter application. The application takes the legwork out of web surfing by highlighting phone numbers, forms and other products on a site. TRUSTe put eBay’s Browser Highlighter through its rigorous certification …

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Vomba’s AdVantage Software Suspended from TDP

First thing Monday morning, it was brought to our attention by a former Head of Privacy at Microsoft, and former TRUSTe Board Member, Richard Purcell, that the AdVantage software application, was serving malicious advertising. By Tuesday morning, Sandi Hardmeier, TRUSTe’s Online Compliance Researcher, was able to confirm and reproduce the malicious ads and by Tuesday …

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