Lavasoft Ad-Aware back in the News

Lavasoft Ad-Aware back in the News….

Lavasoft Ad-Aware was one of the pioneers in antispyware defense program software applications. I remember it well and was one of the ‘first loves’ way back in the beginning of the Windows XP years. Originally it was obviously among the top defenders. Graciously they offered a free home version to the public along with gaining more defenses by purchasing the full version. Along the way, the industry leaders kind of left it in the dust – among some Trend Micro Antispyware,  Spysweeper, CounterSpy, to name the few. Surprisingly, they are back in the news but I rely on independent labs results rather than ‘newbie hype’ or perhaps tainted news editors departments ‘test results’. ….for what it is worth…

ARTICLE: Lavasoft’s Ad-Aware Awarded PC Magazine Editors’ Choice

Zawya (press release)

Respected PC Magazine lead security analyst Neil Rubenking, who recently reviewed both versions of Ad-Aware said, “This latest Ad-Aware remains very effective at keeping malware out of a clean system and adds new technology that improves its ability to …

http://www.zawya.com/story.cfm/sidZAWYA20110327064724

___Next they will have to catch up to “Cloud Computing” products as industry leaders Trend Micro and Webroot have innovated…. I have a short blog blast here on that subject…

Desktop/Laptop Cloud Computing – new “super antivirus” for the New Decade

March 8, 2011 — bluecollarpc

https://bluecollarpcwebs.wordpress.com/2011/03/08/desktoplaptop-cloud-computing-new-super-antivirus-for-the-new-decade/

ALWAYS OBSERVE BAD PRODUCTS LISTS

Title: The Spyware Warrior List of Rogue/Suspect Anti-Spyware Products & Web Sites

Description: Bad, False, Fake products

URL: http://www.spywarewarrior.com/rogue_anti-spyware.htm

LavaSoft — The Rogue Gallery

http://www.lavasoft.com/mylavasoft/rogues/latest

The Rogue Gallery, powered by the Malware Labs at Lavasoft, is a resource dedicated to keeping computer users safe from rogue security software. By providing a comprehensive database of current rogue security applications, you have the ability to clearly see what programs are considered rogue – and avoid them.

Partial list of rogue security software

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rogue_security_software

Scareware / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scareware

Rogue security software / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rogue_software

For reference I am webmaster http://BlueCollarPC.US/  (Windows – Community Help malware removal/info)

Since 2005

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