Adware

02.27.15
Lenovo strips some of the unwanted software from its PCs
02.27.15

Lenovo strips some of the unwanted software from its PCs

Lenovo said it was rethinking its approach to pre-loaded software on PCs in the wake of the Superf...

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02.24.15
Lenovo wants cleaner software bundles to avoid security disasters
02.24.15

Lenovo wants cleaner software bundles to avoid security disasters

Lenovo was quick to stop preloading Superfish and clean up its immediate PC security problem, but...

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02.19.15
Daily Roundup: build your own PC, Lenovo adware and more!
02.19.15

Daily Roundup: build your own PC, Lenovo adware and more!

Are you thinking about putting together a new PC? Check out our handy guide to help get started. I...

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02.19.15
Lenovo will stop preloading Superfish adware on PCs
02.19.15

Lenovo will stop preloading Superfish adware on PCs

Lenovo found itself in a bit of hot water when some customers started noticing weird sponsored lin...

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02.19.15
New Lenovo PCs shipped with factory-installed adware
02.19.15

New Lenovo PCs shipped with factory-installed adware

Buy a new Lenovo computer recently? Well, it looks like it could be infected with some factory-ins...

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02.03.15
Sneaky ad-spewing apps land on millions of Android devices
02.03.15

Sneaky ad-spewing apps land on millions of Android devices

As a rule, rogue Android apps don't last long on Google Play -- either Google catches them quickly...

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11.21.14
Set a new record of adware annoyance with geographiQ Worldwide
11.21.14

Set a new record of adware annoyance with geographiQ Worldwide

I have downloaded and used a lot of apps over the years and have seen a number of interesting atte...

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01.20.14
Google starts banning Chrome extensions bought by shady ad firms
01.20.14

Google starts banning Chrome extensions bought by shady ad firms

A brouhaha over adware-laced Chrome extensions has forced Google to remove two from its store and p...

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03.21.13
New adware trojan targets OS X users
03.21.13

New adware trojan targets OS X users

Adware attacks against OS X are on the rise this year, says a report by anti-virus company Doct...

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