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What’s new on 2-Spyware.com – Issue 5, July, 2006

News MySpace - a playground for malware pushers? New trojan installs itself as a Firefox extension Ad injection Parasite removal guides A sophisticated phish SpyHeal. More
News What's new   2006-08-01

MySpace – a playground for malware pushers?

Did you ever visit MySpace, "an online community that lets you meet friends' friends"? More

New trojan installs itself as a Firefox extension

As most security experts say, Mozilla Firefox, an open-source web browser, is much more secure than good old Internet Explorer. More
News Viruses and parasites   2006-07-26

Ad injection

Ben Edelman, reputable anti-spyware expert, has conducted a research on how Vonage, one of the leading providers of broadband phone service, funds spyware. More

Parasite removal guides

There is a new article category on 2-Spyware.com - Removal Guides. More
General News   2006-07-16

A sophisticated phish

Avoiding phishing is simple. All you have to do is not open any incoming e-mails sent to you by PayPal, eBay, Bank of America, < insert any other online bank or financial service here >. More
News Spam and phishing   2006-07-13

SpyHeal. A replacement for Spyware Quake?

Most 2-Spyware.com visitors should recognize the name of Spyware Quake, the infamous corrupt anti-spyware program illegally installed to victim computers by dangerous trojans , through malicious advertisements and via certain exploits. More
Anti-spyware software News   2006-07-10

Second lawsuit over WGA filed

In June, 2006, Brian Johnson, a computer user from Los Angeles, sued Microsoft over its Windows Genuine Advantage tool calling it a spyware program. More
General News   2006-07-09

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 2-Spyware.com – 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

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 2-Spyware.com 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