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It wasn't a contest so much as a challenge for beard growth.
Inspired by the national Swedish hockey team tradition of not shaving during the playoffs leading up to the world championships, some of our guys decided a couple of weeks before launch to let the hair grow - and here are the results. They also added a 'funky' hair day the day after launch, and then a fully clean shaven day on Friday.
Ad-Aware 2008 comes loaded with four new skins, providing you with more choices when it comes to giving your favorite anti-spyware a look and feel that suits your taste. Below you will find brief presentations of the new skins and how they came to be.
The changes to the detection and removal engine will be noticeable to long-time Ad-Aware users, with Lavasoft touting faster scan times and better rootkit detection.
Ad-Aware 2008 looks a lot like the 2007 version of the program, but with a freshened-up interface and somewhat more intuitive controls in a few places. Most of the changes, however, are found under the hood, and they are significant.
We're proud to announce: Ad-Aware 2008 Free, Plus, and Pro versions are now available.
We are now only 1 day away from the much anticipated release of Ad-Aware 2008!
We'd like to say thank you very much to all of our beta testers around the world! Your feedback has helped us shape the final product, so we are very proud to say that Ad-Aware 2008 was built in partnership with the very best international network of security experts and enthusiasts - bar none! Keep an eye out for the announcement of the winners in the MVT (Most Valuable Tester) contest.
Our CEO, Jason King, is currently at the exclusive Google Zeitgeist Europe '08 conference in London where "Europe's most forward-thinking innovators and visionaries congregate to share perspectives on trends shaping our world." As opportunity would have it, Jason also spoke briefly on behalf of the CSIA with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, who arrived at the event this morning under a thick security blanket. If we can get ahold of that news clip, be sure that we'll be posting it here on the site.
Here's an update for our Ad-Aware users: there's less than a week to go until the official launch of our Ad-Aware 2008 product line! Be the first to have a look at the improved features of our new Free, Plus, or Pro versions when we release on Wednesday, May 21 at 12 noon (Central European Time).
What's new in 2008?
- Integrated anti-virus protection - Our powerful anti-spyware software now includes extended anti-virus protection for Ad-Aware 2008 Plus and Pro versions.
Lavasoft Privacy Toolbox will help you take full control of your digital information, with both the File Shredder and the Digital Lock in one easy-to-use application.
Here at Lavasoft, we do our best to help you to stay in the know on industry and security news so you're informed on topics relating to your online privacy.
While it's important to stay educated on the latest malware threats and the growth of online crime, at times, it can seem that the bulk of the news is bad news. Here's a change of pace - we've come across some interesting news on the web to help you stay up-to-date on steps taken to stop and deter the bad guys of online crime.
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