Adware

  • Beware of sneaky Typhoid adware in cyber cafes May 22, 2010

    Toronto: Typhoid adware, a virus, is a potential threat lurking in cyber cafés, according to computer science researchers. Adware is a software that sneaks onto computers often when users download things, for example, fancy tool bars or free screen savers, and it typically pops up lots and lots of ads. The menace...
  • Brad Pitt, Beyonce most dangerous lures on the Net September 17, 2008

    New York: Looking for information about Brad Pitt or Beyonce on the Web? It could be risky. An internet security firm has dubbed the actor and singer the most dangerous celebrities to search for on the Internet because cybercriminals use their names to lure victims. California-based McAfee Inc said fans...