Lavasoft Lavasoft News - January 2008
Resolutions - Tune up PC

The rush of the holidays is now behind us, and we’ve welcomed in another new year. Happy 2008 to all of our LN readers!

As we strive for new beginnings and fresh starts this New Year, make a resolution to fix-up or maintain your PC. Lavasoft is helping you do that with our new product, Lavasoft Registry Tuner. We have all the details you need, below.

Find out how the threat landscape is changing and how to stay safe this year in our “Back to Basics” article. We’ve also packed this issue with up-to-date stats, tips, and threat information to keep you informed and secure online.

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News from Lavasoft
Lavasoft Releases Registry Tuner
Maintain your computer’s performance with Lavasoft’s latest product.

Back to Basics: Today’s Advice for Tomorrow’s Threats
Review the PC security basics you’ll need to stay safe and secure in 2008.

Security Shorts
Lavasoft News has compiled a list of "security shorts" - summaries of other online security stories making news around the world this past month.

Research Roundup
New Targets in Detection
Protect your privacy with a complete list of new targets for December 2007.

Threat Check
Find out which threats have been creating the most buzz among Ad-Aware users this past month.

Bad Behavior
There are many online nasties to choose from when it comes to behaving badly. Read about our pick for January - Zlob Trojans - so you’re prepared to handle the worst of the worst.

Lavasoft Registry Tuner - $29.95 More Info Buy Now
By the Numbers
500Percent increase in Trojan tools and code used to steal passwords, log keyboard strokes, and infect users with malware during the first half of 2007.
Source: Microsoft’s Security Intelligence Report, IT News
Term of the Month Term of the Month
Your computer’s registry is a database integrated into certain operating systems that stores information (including user preferences, settings and license information) about hardware and software installed on your PC.
Source: Anti-Spyware Coalition Glossary
Tips & Tactics
Spam filters certainly make our online lives easier. But how can you be sure to filter out only the junk and not your favorite newsletters or other good mail? Read More.
5 Star Quality Award
Ad-Aware 2007 received FileCluster’s 5 Star Quality Award after being tested on performance, ease-of-use, functionality, and user feedback. See more awards landed by Lavasoft products.
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