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Malware is still worth it. I should go start a new company.
The antispyware organization says RealNetworks needs to disclose installations of advertising software and Rhapsody before users install updates.
Members of Ads Integrity Alliance will share information about scams and malware distributed via ads.
Weekend snafu shines light on StopBadware.org, which offers Web site owners help when their sites are flagged as harmful by Google.
Four-year-old anti-malware effort leaves Harvard's Berkman Center to become standalone nonprofit.
Another lawsuit is pending over advertisers that bid on keywords involving trademarks they don't own, while also alleging Google has unfairly manipulated search results.
Start-up launched by ex-Googlers is offering a free alert service for when sites are blacklisted for hosting malware, as well as a fee-based malware-monitoring service.
For about an hour Saturday morning, Google listed every site on the Internet as potentially harmful to your computer. At first, Google blamed the problem on StopBadware.org but later had to eat crow.
After a brief weekend glitch, Google's "the Web is malware" episode raises the obvious question of a monoculture in the making and the implications for the Internet. Are the critics getting ahead of themselves?
Google takes us from the seas to space, while tech giants grapple with security issues. Also: DTV switchover delay.