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SuperAntiSpyware Free Edition

Detect and remove spyware, malware, rootkits, trojans, hijackers, and other malicious threats.

5 stars Editor's rating on Sep. 10, 2012
4 stars Users' rating out of 1639 reviews
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5,610,759 total downloads
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Ad-Aware Free Antivirus +

Protect your personal computer against virus and spyware attacks.

5 stars Editor's rating on Oct. 7, 2013
3.5 stars Users' rating out of 14240 reviews
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384,592,524 total downloads
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IObit Malware Fighter

Scan and remove the deepest malware that your antivirus/antispyware missed.

4 stars Editor's rating on May. 19, 2013
3.5 stars Users' rating out of 2035 reviews
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11,661,889 total downloads
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Over 1 million American Android users have downloaded adware

That's the claim from security firm Lookout, which claims that 6.5 percent of the free applications in the Google Play marketplace contain adware.

By Jun. 26, 2013

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How to remove 'Yontoo' adware Trojan from your OS X system

A new Trojan lures users to install a Web plug-in that tracks browsing and presents ads. Here's how to remove it.

By Mar. 21, 2013

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New adware Trojan circulating that targets Mac OS X systems

Trojan.Yontoo.1 is the most prominent of adware Trojans making the rounds that install a plug-in that renders fraudulent ads on Web pages.

By Mar. 20, 2013

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How to prevent malware and adware downloads

Make sure all your software is up-to-date, watch out for suspicious e-mail, think twice before you click a download, and do a manual virus scan on downloaded files before you open them.

By Sep. 19, 2011

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Report: Adware supplies one third of all malware

New figures show increased use of adware to deposit malicious software on victims' desktops, according to Panda Security.

By Oct. 2, 2008

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Off-topic: At least 20% of your open-source software isn't adware

YouTube has a new advertising scheme. I'm just glad that my world doesn't need to be ad-supported.

By Aug. 22, 2007

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Adware pushed on MySpace

By Jul. 12, 2006

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Windows 8.1 has arrived

Windows 8.1 details emerge, Square eyes eBay and Amazon, Android adware woes, and Google readies two hot phones for sale.

By Jun. 26, 2013