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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

New parasite category – ransomware

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that threatens to do something terrible and demands the victim to pay up. More
General News   2006-05-08

It’s all about money (2)

According to a recent study from Panda Software, a well-known antivirus developer, a larger part of all parasites is made only to make money for their authors. More
General News   2006-05-06

Spyware Sheriff. New rogue – new parasite (3)

It looks like there is no end to numerous, rapidly spreading SpyAxe clones - Spyware Strike, Spy Falcon, Spyware Quake, and now - Spyware Sheriff. More

What’s new on 2-Spyware.com – Issue 3, April, 2006 (1)

News Ransomware There is no 100% safe software YapBrowser - adware and child porn Beware of fake codecs New virus targets Windows and Linux New York sues major spyware company New Internet Explorer vulnerability Infamous parasites New variant of SpyFalcon, a trojan Ransom, a trojan Kidala.c, a worm Kidala... More
News What's new   2006-05-01

Ransomware

Several years ago, hackers were programming viruses only to demonstrate their skills. More

There is no 100% safe software

Spyware parasites, unsolicited adware programs, malicious trojans, backdoors and exploits are the most widely spread infections today. More
General News   2006-04-29

New variant of SpyFalcon (13)

Yet another infamous trojan has been updated a few days ago. More
News Viruses and parasites   2006-04-27

YapBrowser – adware and child porn (1)

180solutions, the infamous adware distributor, got in a very unpleasant situation. More

New variant of SpywareQuake (5)

SpywareQuake, the infamous trojan that downloads and installs the same named corrupt spyware remover has got a brand new variant. More
News Viruses and parasites   2006-04-20

Major update of the Anti-Spyware list (1)

The 2-Spyware.com research center has updated the larger part of the Anti-Spyware category. More
General News   2006-04-15