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Signs that your device has been infected by Adware and Spyware

Adware is a malicious software that gathers information about a user for the purpose of displaying advertisement in a web browser. Whereas, a Spyware gathers an information about a user without his/her knowledge for advertising purposes. 290 more words

Security startup Malwarebytes acquires AdwCleaner to nip adware in the bud

After raising $50 million earlier this year from Fidelity, security startup Malwarebytes said that it would use some of the funding for acquisitions, and today comes some related news. 754 more words



Malware (malicious software) adalah sejenis perangkat lunak yang bertujuan untuk mendapatkan akses dan merusak sebuah computer tanpa sepengetahuan pengguna. Terdapat banyak variasi malware, diantaranya:


Dowloading the happiness app.... 

Life was surfing through the hardknocks. I happened to type ‘solutions’. But the ‘solutions’ file wouldn’t run and the error message read’Not enough memory to complete this operation. 742 more words


Malwarebytes is getting tougher in the battle against PUPs and Adware

 Marcin Kleczynski, the CEO and founder of Malwarebytes, has announced in this blog post that they are going to battle with PUPs and their developers. A lot of the PUPs have been getting out of hand and are distributing their damaging software to even more users. 175 more words



Charles P.Pfleeger & Shari Lawrence Pfleeger. (2012). Analyzing Computer Security : A Threat/Vulnerability/Countermeasure Approach. Prentice Hall. Pearson.

Michael A. Davis, Sean M.Bodmer, Aron. (2010). … 91 more words



“It is possible to predict a virus attack, but always possible to be prepared”

Background Of Adware

Adware or advertising-supported software is usually related to advertising where this software will automatically display advertisements on the computer. 932 more words