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drive-by downloads


Download these apps for your new Android device

Just picked up a new Android device? Download these apps first.

18 Images By December 17, 2013


2015 Mustang joins Need for Speed Rivals as free download

You can't drive Ford's next Mustang until 2014, but you can at least take it for a spin in Need for Speed Rivals, starting today.

By December 13, 2013


Victimized by a 'legitimate' drive-by download

A careless, hurried click on the Adobe Flash Player update screen left unwanted McAfee security software on my PC and caused a scary-but-harmless antivirus-conflict warning.

By September 27, 2010


Ransomware targets Aussie downloaders

A new scam threatens to format a victim's hard drive if a fine isn't paid for illegal downloads.

By November 4, 2012


Two free programs help prevent drive-by downloads

With Web-hosting companies now in the cross-hairs of malware distributors, you need to take extra precautions to avoid infection simply by visiting a compromised site.

By August 17, 2010


The all-purpose tool for Windows that you need to download

Pipy is an application launcher that pulls from Unix-based operating systems by allowing you to pipe output from one set of commands to another. You can search your hard drive for a file and then dig even further by sending the results to the "grep" command. The potential is pretty incredible!

September 19, 2012


How sweepstakes, contests can drive app downloads, usage

One startup is banking that contests and game leaderboards can spark interest and engagement in new apps.

By March 26, 2012


Download all image files from any Web page

It's easy enough to save individual image files in your browser, but what if you want to get more than just a few? Image Collector is a great Chrome extension that lets you download all images on any Web page with two clicks.

By June 26, 2012


AppleScript Fun: Automatically changing Safari's downloads folder

Here is a fun approach for automatically changing Safari's downloads folder to an external drive that uses AppleScript. If you like scripting on a Mac then this may be for you.

By September 2, 2011


Three-deal Tuesday: A flash drive, a desktop, and a free download

Get an 8GB flash drive for 8 bucks, a Core i7 desktop for $779.99, and Microsoft's student-friendly Mathematics 4.0 absolutely free.

By January 18, 2011