Secret Service is yet another rogue that is spreading by using fake online scanners.














0148.0061 is now available for Ad-Aware Anniversary Edition.


The trend of exploiting current news events to deliver malware continues to push the boundaries of decency. Its not very often we are taken aback by malware distribution methods, but the recent vulture-like exploitation of the Air France disaster and deaths of Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett really is plumbing the depths of social engineering techniques.


0148.0056 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware Anniversary Edition.

New definitions:
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Win32.Adware.Bannermod
Win32.Adware.Give2SMS


The” average Joe” probably sees the word "virus" as a generic term for all current threats out there in the wild. The reality is much different. There are a lot of categories which must be mentioned in this context.  The word "virus" should not be used as a catchall term for malicious infections. A virus is actually a malicious file which has the ability to infect/add malicious code to other files; we currently see a downward trend of this type of infections.