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Still using Windows 98 or Windows Me? (2)

Are you still using Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition or Windows Millennium ? More
General News   2006-07-05

The new worm appears as the WGA tool

Yesterday, we wrote about the lawsuit of Brian Johnson, who sued Microsoft over its Windows Genuine Advantage tool calling it a spyware program. More
News Viruses and parasites   2006-07-01

What’s new on – Issue 4, June, 2006

News Microsoft sued over anti-piracy software Browsezilla. More
News What's new   2006-07-01

Microsoft sued over anti-piracy software

A few days ago, Brian Johnson, a computer user from Los Angeles, sued Microsoft over its Windows Genuine Advantage tool calling it a spyware program. More
General News   2006-06-30

Browsezilla. Beware of the dinosaur!

On April, 2006, we wrote about YapBrowser, a malicious and pretty useless web browser that serves unsolicited, aggressive advertisements, redirects the user to undesirable web sites, modifies essential system settings, etc. More
News Viruses and parasites   2006-06-25

No more GAIN adware

In March, 2006, we wrote about Claria's decision to quit adware business in next few months and switch to a new product called PersonalWeb. More

Online services. To trust or not to trust?

According to various researches, statistics and rumors, up to 80-90 percent of all computers worldwide are being infected with viruses, spyware parasites or different kinds of malware. More
General News   2006-06-22

Anti-spyware comparison updated

Recently, the research team has retested all major anti-spyware programs including well-known, popular products and completely new applications, which have appeared only this year. More
Anti-spyware software News   2006-06-17

New rogue anti-spyware and annoying parasite

SpyAxe, Spyware Strike, Spy Falcon, Spyware Quake, Spyware Sheriff. More

180solutions + Hotbar = Zango

On Wednesday, two infamous adware companies 180solutions and Hotbar announced that they have merged into a new business called Zango. More
General News   2006-06-09

Free porn? No, thanks

Malicious applications installing trojans and spyware, but masquerading as purportedly useful and popular programs, are spreading rapidly these days. More

More fake codecs and programs

In April, we wrote about Emcodec and Vcodec - fake codecs for Windows Media Player. More
News Viruses and parasites   2006-06-06

Searching the web can be dangerous

According to a new study conducted by Ben Edelman, reputable anti-spyware expert, and Hannah Rosenbaum, McAfee SiteAdvisor research analyst, searching the web can be dangerous. More
General News   2006-05-15

Webroot’s latest State of Spyware

Webroot, one of the leading anti-spyware companies, released the latest State of Spyware Report recently. More

Cease and desist (4)

We have received a letter from Oemtec, makers of SpySpotter, the infamous corrupt anti-spyware program that uses false positives. More
Anti-spyware software News   2006-05-11
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