Mozilla: IoT a growing security concern, social fraud hitting ‘epidemic proportions’

Access to the internet has grown exponentially in the last 10 years and will continue to play an outsized role in our lives as more and more people and activities move to the digital realm. With more than 3.57 billion people now using the internet and efforts to digitize a panoply of processes well underway, Mozilla decided to release their inaugural Internet Health Report, a general survey of the issues surrounding the web.

The report focused primarily on five singular issues: Privacy and security, openness, digital inclusion, web literacy and decentralization. But one of the report’s main concerns revolved around how advertising is managed on the internet and the way that our current system rewards sensationalism regardless of truthfulness or accuracy.

Read more about the findings of Mozilla’s Internet Health Report on TechRepublic.

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