Adware Purveyor Withdraws PC Tools Complaint

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Zango, a controversial maker of adware software, has withdrawn its legal complaint against PC Tools. The adware maker had previously demanded that PC Tools' security software stop removing its software as these removals allegedly happened...

Adware Zango sues maker of antispyware tool

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Adware maker Zango Incorporated has sued PC Tools Pty Limited, makers of the popular Spyware Doctor software, in a dispute over the way the antispyware program flags and removes Zango's technology. The Spyware Doctor Starter...

Microsoft give MVP Award to Adware Pusher

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A guy named paperghost over at Vital Security has written a scathing editorial on Patchous recent MVP award status. I'd like to point out that the opinion expressed herein is not that of Neowin, so...

Advertise with Adware and Face Humiliation

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Many companies may face public humiliation by the United States Federal Trade Commission if they continue to serve ads through adware, according to reports. FTC Commissioner John Leibowitz said Thursday at an event hosted...

Microsoft Downgrades Claria Adware Detections

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Microsoft's Windows AntiSpyware application is no longer flagging adware products from Claria Corp. as a threat to PC users. Less than a week after published reports of acquisition talks between Microsoft Corp. and the Redwood...

Adware Maker Tries Image Makeover

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In an apparent attempt to shed its image as an aggressive adware pusher, 180solutions is alerting PC users whose computers run its ad-serving software and is offering tips on removing it. The...

Symantec Sues Hotbar.com in Adware Case

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Symantec Corp., which makes Internet security software, on Tuesday said it filed a lawsuit against an Internet company Hotbar.com to seek the right to label some of its program files as adware. The company said...

Gator Adware Removal Tool 1.0

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Gator Adware Removal Tool enables network administrators to remove Gator from any machine on the network. Just type in the host name of the machine to scan. Requires...

New Trojan Kills Adware

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A new Trojan horse program that attacks and removes troublesome advertising software, known as "adware," is circulating on the Internet, according to antivirus company Symantec. The program, called Downloader.Lunii, was discovered earlier this week. When...

Adware T.V. Media Removal Tool

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This tool will help to remove the adware T.V. Media from affected computers. This adware interferes with successful installation of Windows XP Service Pack 2. T.V. Media is bundled with certain advertisement-supported applications such as...

Yahoo clamps down on Claria adware

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Yahoo strengthened its new anti-spyware application to detect pop-up advertising software, including that of its longtime partner Claria, formerly known as Gator. The Web portal said this week it updated and widely...

Adware maker WhenU 'exploring' options

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Adware developer WhenU has hired an investment bank to explore strategic partnerships and investment options, CNET News.com has learned. WhenU CEO Avi Naider confirmed on Wednesday that the privately held company has hired...

Yahoo Gives Adware a Second Chance

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In its spyware-fighting tool released in beta last week, Yahoo Inc. left out for automatic detection a category of often-unwanted software for which its paid search division has a financial stake. Yahoo's Anti-Spy beta for...

Few solutions pop up at FTC adware workshop

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Spyware, adware and other code that lurks on hard drives has become so pervasive it's bedeviling home users, driving corporate technology managers to distraction and has become the top complaint in customer service calls to...

DivX Pro 5.1.1 beta 1 Adware

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This is the latest version of the codec DivX 5. The best and the most used codec in the world ! :You need to install this software if you want to encode a divx5 movie...

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