Lily Collins Named “Most Dangerous” Cyber Celebrity

Lily Collins Named “Most Dangerous” Cyber Celebrity

By Brian Powell September 19, 2013

Lily Collins, daughter of 80’s pop-rock artist Phil Collins and star of “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones”, found herself at the top of a list no celebrity would seemingly want to be part of (unless they are just really …

Claria Ditching Adware When AdCenter Debuts

News of Claria’s move could build on reports of a Microsoft trademark application for a name similar to that of a technology owned by Claria may mean the Microsoft/Claria takeover talks could be taking place in the background.

Yahoo, AOL Rejecting Adware

In early 2006, an initiative backed by the two Internet portals will require developers to prove their software can be user-friendly and easy to uninstall before being certified as such by a new anti-spyware initiative.

MySpace Pays Off Spitzer

The new owner of MySpace parent Intermix, News Corp, has seen the adware case brought by New York AG Eliot Spitzer settled for $8.25 million.

Adware Installation Stealth Tactics

When adware can’t trick you into installing it, it often resorts to a secretive invasion. Find out how to defend yourself.

Is Spyware Slowing Your Computer Down To A Crawl?

Everyday more and more computers are becoming infected with Spyware and Adware (advertising tracking). No matter where you go on the web, someone is trying to sneak something on your computer. From honest web sites placing simple logon cookies, to paid advertising tracking your movements on the web, to malicious software that is designed to record your keystrokes and discover your passwords, Spyware and Adware have together become the web’s number one problem.

Golden Palace Gets Publicity … But Does It Translate Into Membership?

According to today’s Mediapost’s Out to Launch, the publicity hounds/eBay fanatics at …

Winer says Google’s AutoLink is Adware

Dave Winer, who I’m not usually a huge fan of, has a wonderful summation of the arguments against Googles ham fisted attempt to resurrect Smart Tags – among many other great points he says it’s adware. I agree.

Adware – Are Downloads Safe?

Developers offering downloads are paying the price for the malformed truths that have been put forth regarding downloads. While not a political campaign the smears are ever present in the adware arena.

Adware Now Capable Of Hijacking Google Results
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Adware and spyware have become, next to viruses, some of the more nefarious types of software on the Internet. However, there has been very little word of adware affecting search engine results, until now.

New Yahoo Toolbar Does Not Default Scan For Adware

Yahoo’s new beta stage toolbar contains a feature called Anti-Spy. This marks the first search engine toolbar to have a spyware remover integrated into it. As reported in a previous WebProNews article, Yahoo’s Anti-Spy beta is powered by PestPatrol, a third party software designed to combat spyware and other malicious programs.

Here’s A Quick Way To Find And Remove Spyware And Adware From Your Computer

You are probably familiar with the threat of computer viruses but did you know there’s actually a much more common danger that may already have infected your system? It’s called Spyware, and it has actually surpassed viruses as the #1 threat facing your computer today.