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Spyware Doctor 3.5

A new version of one of the most powerful and popular anti-spyware programs has just been released. More
Anti-spyware software News   2006-01-18

What?€™s new on ?€“ Issue 1, January, 2006

"What's new" - a simple name for our new weekly news bulletin, which is a short summary of the most important late week computer security events, noticeable spyware-related issues, recently discovered parasites and significant updates. More
News What's new   2006-01-15

ASC finalized official anti-spyware guidelines

The Anti-Spyware Coalition , an alliance of security software companies, academics and consumer groups, said on Thursday, January 12, 2006, that it has finalized its official anti-spyware guidelines. More

One of the most egregious phishing examples

Did you ever heard about phishing? We are sure you did. You should know that phishers run fake malicious web sites, which imitate the look of legitimate banking and financial resources. More
News Spam and phishing   2006-01-12

New malicious web sites related to SpyAxe and other corrupt spyware removers

We already wrote about malicious web sites used by spyware makers to distribute their parasites to visitor computers. More
General News   2006-01-07

Microsoft releases official patch for the WMF exploit

A few days ago, on January 5, 2006, Microsoft has finally released critical update for the WMF exploit, which already became one of the most dangerous Windows threats ever. More

SpywareStrike, a SpyAxe clone, may cause a new epidemic (53)

It is a bad news to all the Internet users. SpyAxe, one of the most infamous corrupt anti-spyware programs ever, just got a brand new clone - SpywareStrike. More

Sober.x returns tomorrow

Do you recall the most infamous Internet worm of 2005 - Sober.x? More
News Viruses and parasites   2006-01-05

Alternate download locations for unofficial patch for the WMF vulnerability

Ilfak Guilfanov's web site hosting the hotfix for the WMF vulnerability is currently experiencing technical problems caused by unusually high load. More
General News   2006-01-04

More on the WMF exploit

It's a shame that millions of Internet users still didn't protect their systems from one of the most dangerous Windows exploits ever. More

Update on the WMF exploit

One of the most dangerous Windows exploits ever, the WMF exploit, still makes the computer security news. More

New exploit compromises fully patched Windows machines

It seems that 2005 will not end up without another major parasite outbreak. More
Articles Security   2005-12-29

Spyware to be one of the biggest 2006 threats

A few days ago, a very interesting article was published on, a popular source for IT security information. More

Once again about SpyAxe and SpySheriff (4)

Last week, the overall rate of SpyAxe and SpySheriff infections finally fell off and almost stopped last weekend. More
News Viruses and parasites   2005-12-27

Don?€™t take any gifts from Santa IM

The newest seasonal parasite is underway. The recently discovered GiftCom worm rapidly spreads through instant messages sent using popular chat programs including ICQ, AIM, MSN Messenger and Yahoo! More
News Viruses and parasites   2005-12-26