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February has always been looked upon as the month of love and romance where friends become lovers and lovers become soul mates.
As February 14th approaches, whether you’re a devotee or a hater of this day, people are busy seeking and buying gifts from flowers, chocolates to an endless array of everything red and heart shaped items. It’s easy to get caught up in moment… Well, guess what… Cyber criminals are also taking their part in the hysteria.
As February 14th draws closer, don’t be surprised if several spams and phishing scams find their way into your inbox.
There is no doubt that Valentine’s Day often offers spammers and scammers alike a golden opportunity to lure people into opening their wallets or giving away their personal information under the deceptive guise of love.
That is why Valentine’s Day security should be on everyone’s mind when buying gifts online or opening an e-card from that special someone.
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We’ve all been there - that joy you feel when you’re unpacking your new computer and the eagerness that ensues once you’re about to power it on for the first time.
Lavasoft has just received a VB100 award from Virus Bulletin ranked among the top applications in the detection chart: http://www.virusbtn.com/vb100/latest_comparative/index. We’re pretty happy!
In a comparative test published in Virus Bulletin’s latest issue, Ad-Aware achieved one of the top results for malware detection. Virus Bulletin independently tests anti-virus products and those products which pass the tests are awarded the VB100. The test review covers a range of criteria, including detection rates, design and usability, and performance.
Please be advised that an issue relating to Ad-Aware updates has been reported and is currently being investigated. This issue is described here. Please note that Ad-Aware is functioning as it should and there is no need to take any action at this time.
We apologize for the inconvenience and are working to resolve the issue.
Our most popular software upgrade now comes with more advanced features than ever before to offer you a complete protection against the most dangerous forms of attacks and malware.
With Ad-Aware 10, our commitment to offer more FREE security features than anyone else is boldly restated.
We’re porting to Ad-Aware FREE 10 more security features than it has ever had in its 12 years of history, thereby making it a direct free competitor to many of the top paid security software available on the market today.