Category Archives: Spyware

Interview with MySpace Zango Pusher Mark Arruda

You just never know what you are going to read when you go to Paperghost’s site, VitalSecurity.org, and today was no exception. He found a newspaper interview about this enterprising young webmaster that makes “big bucks” designing web sites. And … Continue reading

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Banner Ad on Myspace Infects Over 1 Million Computers

In an article from The Washington Post, an ad for DeckOutYourDeck.com was using the Windows Metafile flaw to load a Trojan horse program that loaded crap from the PurityScan/ClickSpring family of adware. The users pc would then be bombarded with … Continue reading

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Vonage Funding Spyware

In one of his amazing and detailed writeups, Ben Edelman exposes Vonage as the spyware supporters they are, in this post How Vonage Funds Spyware. I ought to be a Vonage enthusiast. I support Vonage’s efforts to protect network neutrality. … Continue reading

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Would you kindly shut your noise-hole?

The spin coming from Zango is amazing as always. Note: Chris, I like peanut butter cookies. In an article from InformationWeek, Zango representatives responded to the Paperghost’s blog about Zango and Myspace, called Teenagers used to push Zango on Myspace?, … Continue reading

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ValueClick Takes on Zango, 180solutions, as an Advertiser

Was just reading Wayne Porter’s Summit Insight: Good Example Mr. Storm & Bad Example Mr. Zango where he congratulates Tim Storm for winning the Legends award, and he takes Zango to task for more of their “bad affiliates” bull crap. … Continue reading

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Browsezilla Inflates Your Pron

A free web browser, called Browsezilla, downloads adware to inflate page views on porn sites. The things people create to make money… Browsezilla, whose name and Lizard-like mascot are reminiscent of the open-source Mozilla browser products, claims to help surfers … Continue reading

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