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  1. Most Wanted Celebs Expose Searchers to Malware

    In fact, searches centered on pictures and downloads of Collins yielded more than a "14.5 percent chance of landing on a website that has tested positive for online threats, such as spyware, adware, spam, phishing, viruses and other malware...

  2. 5 New Website Vulnerabilities Straight from Black Hat & DEF CON

    Then in this case, a command and control was opened through the port connection, the tunnel went searching for connected devices to carry out the intended attack (in this case a denial of service, but it could be to do damage in your network, grab...

  3. Spies, Lies & Cold Hard Cash: Second Life Erupts In a War Over Privacy

    Post or transmit viruses, Trojan horses, worms, spyware, time bombs, cancelbots, or other computer programming routines that may harm the Service or interests or rights of other users, or that may harvest or collect any data or personal...

  4. Google's New Approach to China: A Closer Look at the Attack Heard 'Round the Web

    Google initially advised computer users to make sure to have updated anti-virus and anti-spyware software, install operating system patches, update Web browsers, as well as to be cautious of clicking on links and sharing personal information...

  5. Brand Monitoring: A Guide to Protecting Trademarks on Paid Search

    Advertisers who engage in this practice include authorized resellers, unauthorized resellers, competitors, affiliate marketers, parked domains, spyware/malware/phishing sites, made-for-ads sites, shopping sites, editorial sites, and coupon sites.

  6. Click Fraud 101

    Even more sophisticated are the programmers and hackers who create bots or scripts that spread via a virus or spyware that attempt to automatically click on ads without any user interaction or knowledge.

  7. Happy Fifth Birthday to Yahoo! Search

    Protected users from potential viruses, spyware, and spam with SearchScan. Five years ago, Yahoo! stopped using Google-powered results and embarked on their own search product. It's been one heck of a journey.

  8. Need To Track Your Brand Online? Try Search Monitor

    We were quite alarmed to learn that some violators are parked domains, phishing, and spyware sites. There was a new service launched at the beginning of the month that follows all uses of your brand, domain, special keywords and more - Search Monitor.