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Adware Purveyor Withdraws PC Tools Complaint

Zango, a controversial maker of adware software, has withdrawn its legal complaint against PC Tools.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... More...

Adware Maker Tries Image Makeover

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... More...

New Trojan Kills Adware

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... More...

Adware T.V. Media Removal Tool

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... More...

Yahoo clamps down on Claria adware

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... More...

Adware maker WhenU 'exploring' options

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... More...

Yahoo Gives Adware a Second Chance

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... More...

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