Top Spam Sources

by Erin on February 7th, 2008 in Industry and Security News.

Who's responsible for those unwanted messages flooding our inboxes? According to a recent report, there has been a considerable shift in where spam originates from; European spam networks are now said to be pumping out more unsolicited messages than those in the U.S.


Last week, along with other groups, security companies, and government agencies combating spyware and malware, members of the Lavasoft team attended the Anti-Spyware Coalition Public Workshop in Washington, DC.


Almost daily now we come across a website that was obviously set up to take advantage of the unfortunate soul that lands on their page.

Here's an example of a page that is serving up a triple threat! Click on the image for a larger view.

First, they lure you in through the title "Lavasoft adware". Our product is Ad-Aware...not adware. That's the stuff we're fighting. There is also a screenshot of the Ad-Aware user interface. The text on the page is basic information that doesn't serve a purpose at all.


Super Bowl

by Wolfa on February 1st, 2008 in Everyday Life at Lavasoft.