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Zango agrees to pay $3 million to settle FTC suit

Zango, formerly 180solutions, the infamous adware company known for its adware and trackware programs like ZangoSearch and 180SearchAssistant, has agreed to pay three million dollars to settle a suit brought by the Federal Trade Commission alleging that company's software was installed to millions of computers around... More

Happy Halloween! And beware of typosquatting!

October 31. It's Halloween today - probably the most exciting holiday in a year for lots of people. More
General News   2006-10-31

Mozilla Firefox 2

Microsoft, last week, released the new version of the most popular web browser in the world. More
General News   2006-10-25

SpamThru. Parasite with built-in antivirus

No, it's not a joke. And this time it's even not corrupt security product. More
News Viruses and parasites   2006-10-21

Apple Video iPods. Now with malware

Apple Computer this week reported that some of its popular Video iPod players sold since September 12 were loaded with a variant of the RJump worm. More

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (1)

The most anticipated version of the most popular web browser is here. More
General News   2006-10-19

End of support for Windows XP Service Pack 1

Microsoft ends all support for Windows XP Service Pack 1 today. More
General News   2006-10-10

Yet another critical vulnerability in Microsoft software

A few days ago, Microsoft has issued a patch for much talked-about VML flaw in Internet Explorer. More
News Vulnerabilities   2006-10-01

Is it always spyware that slows your computer down?

Thanks to popular clich?┬ęs, most users think that only viruses and spyware can slow their computers down. More
Anti-spyware software News   2006-09-29

Microsoft patches VML vulnerability. Get the fix now!

Today, on September 26, Microsoft has issued a security update to patch a highly critical vulnerability in Internet Explorer. More

Spam, fake greeting cards and VML exploit

There is one subject that most security experts are on now. It is VML exploit used to install loads of spyware, adware and viral parasites to vulnerable computers. More

More news on VML exploit

It seems that an exploit to unpatched Internet Explorer vulnerability is hosted on a "large number of sites" already. More

Update on VML zero-day exploit

Microsoft, makers of the Internet Explorer web browser vulnerable to latest zero-day exploit, acknowledged the threat and published a security advisory explaining the risks and providing temporary workarounds until the patch targeting the VML vulnerability is not released. More

Zero-day exploit is being used to attack fully patched systems

A newly detected exploit is already being used to attack fully patched Windows systems. More

Fake codecs that drop widely spread malware

In April, 2006, we wrote about fake codecs for Windows Media Player. More