Zango, a controversial maker of adware software, has withdrawn its legal complaint against PC Tools.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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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