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The upgradation of the UK’s computer crime laws is in progress and one of the new amendments proposed under the Computer Misuse Act is about making the creation and distribution of so called “Hacking Tools” a crime. There are strong criticisms coming from the security industry as many such tools that can be used by bad guys for breaking into a system are also used by good guys to test their systems for security. For example, a network sniffer can be used for eavesdropping as well as for trouble shooting a network. It depends on the context the tool is being used and marking any such tools as “hacking ...
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Advertising on the Internet is perhaps more ubiquitous than advertising in traditional media – and for good reason. For many companies out there , it’s either their major or only source of income, and it brings in tons of cash, in many times for something as seemingly simple as running a successful website. (If you’ve ever wondered how Google makes money , it’s time to stop doing so.) There’s nothing inherently wrong with making money off of advertising, as it’s just another way to earn money, the ultimate aim of any company. What’s wrong is the way some less-scrupulous companies go ... market research, surveys and trends
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In this instance, however, the mass mailing was readily apparent to all because the "To:" field of the e-mail was populated by 116 clearly visible names -- our 11 staffers, the three exes, and 102 other journalists.    And if that wasn't enough to convince every targeted scribe that he or she was getting a less-than-exclusive interview opportunity, there was this personalized method of address:   "Hello [RecipientFirstName]:" Remember:  This is an antispam product being promoted.  Link here via /. Then another one, who made misspellings in a press release, that was for a ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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As I traveled to a recent messaging-security conference I was surprised to realize that our research team had seen little spam, solicitations for donations, or affiliate marketing related to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. As usual, however, tragedy becomes opportunity: Our researchers have now uncovered an interesting affiliate marketing program that piqued my interest. We’ve seen emails offering legal advice for those who have been affected by the spill, using subject lines such as: File your lost income claim against BP Oil Gulf Coast Oil Spill Information Gulf coast oil spill legal information Have you been ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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businesses and advertisers, it also brings answering a series of profile .... Electronic Frontier Foundation, social networks like Facebook, MySpace and .... 22 For example, Zango agreed to settle its action with the FTC for $3 million. ... adequately that downloading them would result in installation of adware ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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Mar 7, 2007 ... where a worm exploit caused a phishing attack on the MySpace.com ... consent before Zango's adware was installed, but contend that the ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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I need to get rid of ZANGO? - Yahoo! Answers
OH no I have internet without a pop up blocker ... I HAVE ONLY BEEN GETTING THIS SINCE ZANGO ... Either answer this or DONT ok ??? I'm pretty pissed right now. 4 years ago I DID THE CONTROL PANEL THING ALREADY!!! 4 years ago Well i once ended up with stopsign installed on my system. Its called a virus scanner but it really has adware and stuff in it and cannot be removed by the add/remove programs on the control panel. If you cannot remove it that way, there may be a way through the registry...but i cannot tell you how to do that, and its VERY risky, in case you delete the wrong thing you will totally mess up your ...
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