Quote of the Day

by Lina on November 10th, 2009 in Comment.

We recently came across an article that featured an interesting quote from one of our competitors, so I thought I would share it:


Framed by Malware

by Erin on November 9th, 2009 in Industry and Security News.

It’s a disturbing occurrence that you don’t automatically think of in terms of the repercussions of a malware infestation…And according to this recent Associated Press article, it’s happening more often than you might imagine – innocent computer users unwittingly have pornographic images deposited on their PCs due to a virus, branding them as child abusers.


There's a new Trojan out there that will cause annoying pop-ups and change the desktop background to entice victims to purchase their services.  The new desktop background will appear like this:


Don’t Be a Billy

by Erin on November 5th, 2009 in Security Tips.

The National Cyber Security Alliance, in its continued effort to promote online safety, has released a new web video, directed by filmmaker Brett Wagner.

This throwback to 1940’s classroom etiquette shows you what NOT to do online. Take a look at 'Don't Be A Billy':


New Rogue: BlockProtector

by Albin on November 5th, 2009 in Security Alert.

The makers behind the Winiguard family never give up. They almost release a new clone application on a daily basis, and this time the rogue is named BlockProtector.

Albin

Lavasoft Malware Labs



Computer Weekly is now running its second annual IT Blog Awards 2009 contest. The Lavasoft blog has been nominated this year in the “IT Security” category.

We need your help - if we’re among your favorite security blogs, please take a moment to help us out by casting a vote for Lavasoft! Details here.



It’s an exciting day for us here at Lavasoft. And, we think it will be for gamers around the world once they get wind of this news: Lavasoft has just launched a new version of our flagship security software – a spin-off of Ad-Aware that’s aimed specifically at online gamers and entertainment fans, providing protection as you play.