The Lavasoft Support Center team has received a number of e-mails lately from Ad-Aware SE users experiencing ISP/Error Retrieving Updates issues.

An Ad-Aware SE warning reading "Error retrieving updates" was popping up when performing a web update. It interrupted at 5% download completion.

This has been resolved.


Microsoft plans to release an urgent fix Tuesday for the latest Windows flaw that could affect in excess of 200 million Windows users.

The .ANI vulnerability exploits the way most modern versions of Windows process animated cursors in the ANI file format.


Lavasoft is looking to change how companies around the world track user behavior via the Internet.

Lavasoft security analysts recently completed an in-depth analysis of 3rd party tracking behavior from the four cookie distributors in Sweden. As a result, 3rd party tracking cookies from three of the four companies, including Research International, were submitted in the Detection Database at Lavasoft, causing widespread disruption to user behavior tracking across several of the countrys largest and most visited news and auction web sites.