0149.0166 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware.


0149.0165 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware.


0149.0164 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware.


Newly created families for February (0149.0127-0149.0150)

ADWARE

Adware is a type of advertising display software that delivers advertising content potentially in a manner or context that may be unexpected and unwanted by users.
Many adware applications also perform tracking functions, and therefore may also be categorized as tracking technologies. Some consumers may want to remove adware if they object to such tracking, do not wish to see the advertising caused by the program, or are frustrated by its effects on system performance.

Win32.Adware.BadBar
Win32.Adware.BrowserQuest


A new clone from the MalwareCatcher rogue security software family has now been released. 

The fraud tool is called SecurityAntivirus and will add hundreds of registry keys within:


New Rogue: Antivirus

by Albin on February 8th, 2010 in Rogues, Security Alert.

A new rogue security product was found by Lavasoft Malware Labs this afternoon (UTC+01:00 - Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna). It's called Antivirus and will show a long list of false positives to entice victims into buying the fraud tool.


0149.0148 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware.


0149.0147 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware.


0149.0146 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware.


0149.0145 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware.


0149.0144 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware.


Newly created families for January (0149.0109-0149.0126)

ADWARE

Adware is a type of advertising display software that delivers advertising content potentially in a manner or context that may be unexpected and unwanted by users. Many adware applications also perform tracking functions, and therefore may also be categorized as tracking technologies. Some consumers may want to remove adware if they object to such tracking, do not wish to see the advertising caused by the program, or are frustrated by its effects on system performance.

Win32.Adware.Adnur