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Because it is only malware in your opinion ...

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McAfee Advisor's own words "Security professionals warn against sites that make exaggerated or deceptive claims that can potentially mislead consumers." would indicate that McAfee Advisor should be avoided for the very same reasons.

Did you even check into what you saw instead of jumping on the bandwagon and repeating what some others have said even though those others lack veracity?

The Fingan site for instance indicates - "The analysis indicates that:
Potential adware behavior was detected on this page" Know what that consists of? Like CNET itself, http://www.antispyware.com/contact_us.php places a tracking cookie among your cookies.

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Actually...

In reply to: Because it is only malware in your opinion ...

I did spend some time researching this, and maintain my conclusion that it is indeed a malware site. HpHosts and MVPS Hosts include the listing, and hpHosts goes so far as to label the site as FSA (sites engaged in the selling or distribution of bogus or fraudulent applications).
http://hosts-file.net/default.asp?s=antispyware.com

I believe you are wrong concerning the Finjan rating. Many sites that use tracking cookies get a good rating from Finjan, including CNET. The exact message I get is "Access Denied! The requested URL is a Spyware site". Try it yourself at:
http://www.finjan.com/Content.aspx?id=574

Additional information about Finjan SecureBrowsing:
http://securebrowsing.finjan.com/about.html

Advertiser or not, antispyware.com shouldn't be on a security forum.

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