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07.23.2007 - Industry and Security Updates - Spike in Greeting Card Spam



View Lavasoft-Press related news. Today’s security warning: be on the lookout for e-greeting card scams. These spam scams have been on the rise lately, especially this past month. A story that ran over the weekend in the Washington Post reports that about 275 million phoney online greeting cards have been e-mailed since July 2. Instead of enticing a PC user
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07.20.2007 - Riff Raff - Sit Back and Enjoy the View!



View Lavasoft-Press related news. Representatives from Lavasoft recently had the chance to visit Colorado, USA while attending a conference. Here are some photos taken in and around the Denver area, for your viewing pleasure! Click the photos to see a larger image.   Preparing for takeoff.                     The road the hotel should have been on…                 All creatures great…                                                     And small!                 And we
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07.20.2007 - Law Enforcement and Legal Action - Police Spying & Hacking



View Lavasoft-Press related news. Should the “good guys” be able to use spyware? Similar questions have been raised about police hacking. The methods that law enforcement officials are allowed to use to investigate crimes vary (as does public opinion, reports say) depending on what part of the world you are in. In the United States, the FBI recently used a
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07.17.2007 - Industry and Security Updates - Italy Takes on Phishers



View Lavasoft-Press related news. While many countries worldwide have been trying to get to the bottom of phishing scams and identity theft attempts, Italy has just made progress with an operation dubbed “Phish and Chip.” As part of this op, authorities in Italy have arrested 26 people in an alleged banking scam. According to reports, the phishers used phoney e-mails that appeared
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07.13.2007 - Industry and Security Updates - Battling Spam



View Lavasoft-Press related news. Not too long after its announcement of progress with ”Operation Bot Roast”, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation has promised more steps forward in prosecutions for spam and botnet related activities in the coming months. At this week’s U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s spam summit, the FBI revealed that it has 70 active investigations into spam-related crimes,
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07.10.2007 - Lavasoft Products and Solutions - Ad-Watch Preview



View Lavasoft-Press related news. Some of you may have noticed that in the Ad-Aware 2007 update that was released before the weekend, the Ad-Watch real-time module was activated in your freeware. This has since been updated, but we hope you enjoyed your free preview of Ad-Watch Remember, if you want real-time protection in your anti-spyware software, you will find real-time scanning and
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07.06.2007 - Lavasoft Products and Solutions - Ad-Aware 2007 Update Available



View Lavasoft-Press related news. Customers with a valid Ad-Aware SE license can now update their software to Ad-Aware 2007 through the Lavasoft Support Center. All license updates to 2007 have been automatically extended to cover the update delay. To update your product, log-in to the Lavasoft Support Center to retrieve your Ad-Aware 2007 serial number, then follow the instructions and
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07.06.2007 - Lavasoft Products and Solutions - Personal Firewall 2.0



View Lavasoft-Press related news. Lavasoft Personal Firewall was recently reviewed by Matousec.com, earning a place in the top four of their rating results, after an analysis of over 35 personal firewall products. For more information, take a closer look at the Lavasoft Personal Firewall, an important complement to your computer security solut
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07.05.2007 - Industry and Security Updates - Safari for Windows



View Lavasoft-Press related news. While there is debate about why Apple has developed a version of its Safari Web browser for Microsoft’s Windows operating system, two points seem clear: the Windows version of the Mac application should work in Apple’s favor in terms of browser market share, and it could also benefit Apple’s iPhone by getting programmers to create
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06.29.2007 - Riff Raff - High-Tech Ideas



View Lavasoft-Press related news. Ever wonder what kind of cool developments are in store for the future of computing? PC Magazine has published Five Ideas That Will Reinvent Modern Computing, giving a round-up of its favorite projects in the works at leading tech research labs. We may see some of these gadgets coming soon, but others could take years and years of development.
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06.27.2007 - Lavasoft Products and Solutions - Registering Your Product



View Lavasoft-Press related news. We are currently experiencing technical issues with product registration and we are working hard to get everything back online as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenie
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06.25.2007 - News and Events - Ever-Evolving Malware



View Lavasoft-Press related news. Saying that computer users play a huge role in their own security is stating the obvious. But as malware evolves and gets nastier, being alert to online threats is a critical part of staying safe online. For an interesting read on the evolution of malware - past, present, and lessons to be learned to keep you safe in the
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06.20.2007 - Industry and Security Updates - “Italian Job” Malware



View Lavasoft-Press related news. A malware attack that has been underway since late last week compromised more than 10,000 websites by Monday morning, reports say. Attackers have hit targets throughout the world, yet more than 80 percent of the infections are on Italian websites. The attack, dubbed the “Italian Job” by analysts, has infected thousands of legitimate websites, reaching tourism and
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06.20.2007 - Industry and Security Updates - “Italian Job” Malware



View Lavasoft-Press related news. A malware attack that has been underway since late last week compromised more than 10,000 websites by Monday morning, reports say. Attackers have hit targets throughout the world, yet more than 80 percent of the infections are on Italian websites. The attack, dubbed the “Italian Job” by analysts, has infected thousands of legitimate websites, reaching tourism and
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06.14.2007 - Industry and Security Updates - Operation Bot Roast



View Lavasoft-Press related news. The U.S. FBI has released news that its ”Operation Bot Roast” has identified over one million victim computer IP addresses being used in criminal activity. The arrest of three men accused of using the army of hijacked computers for spam related crime was also announced. The Operation Bot Roast cyber crime project is an ongoing investigation
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06.14.2007 - News and Events - The Big Picture on Security



View Lavasoft-Press related news. There has been ongoing debate surrounding two dueling spyware bills, the Spy Act and I-Spy, which have been making their way through the U.S. Congress. Take a look as Lavasoft’s Michael Helander, Director of Communications, and Jane Whitty, Internet Security Consultant, discuss the bills in Dan Verton’s piece, “Spyware: In Search of an Answer.”  This is the
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06.12.2007 - Security Alerts - Patch Tuesday Spoof



View Lavasoft-Press related news. Just in time for Microsoft’s monthly security patch release, online scammers have been sending out fake security alerts by e-mail, in an attempt to install malware onto computer users’ PCs, reports say. The e-mail message promises a “Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer” but actually hides a Trojan. Clicking the link to download the “update” will take
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06.11.2007 - Lavasoft Products and Solutions - Star Reviews



View Lavasoft-Press related news.   The verdict is in: Ad-Aware 2007 Free is getting rave editorial reviews through our worldwide download portals. “One of the first applications built to find and remove adware and spyware, Ad-Aware 2007’s excellent reputation is well-justified.”  CNET Editor’s Review with a 5-star rating “Ad-Aware 2007 Free is a solid post-infection tool… I recommend this free version as a
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06.07.2007 - Lavasoft Products and Solutions - Ad-Aware 2007 Has Arrived - Details Here!



View Lavasoft-Press related news. After extensive in-house testing and thanks to a three-month beta testing process with over 335,000 registered testers worldwide, Ad-Aware 2007 has arrived! (Take a look at Tom Spring’s PC World article “Lavasoft’s Updated Spyware Zapper: Ad-Aware 2007.”) Visit www.lavasoft.com today to purchase Ad-Aware 2007 Plus or Pro version. Want to try the product first? Download our
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06.06.2007 - Law Enforcement and Legal Action - Julie Amero To Get New Trial



View Lavasoft-Press related news. A Connecticut, USA judge has granted a new trial for the so-called “Spyware Teacher” Julie Amero, who was facing up to 40 years behind bars after being convicted of exposing students to pornography on a classroom computer. According to reports, the computer that had been the subject of debate in the trial was sent to a
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