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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 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

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

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
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