MSNBC:Patriotism? No, just more pop-ups "Anthony Porter, co-founder of SpywareGuide.com, a site devoted to informing consumers about surreptitious software, said he started receiving complaints about eUniverse?s KeenValue software two weeks ago.?KeenValue just came on our radar,? he said. ?We [received] a couple of complaints from people wanting to know how to get rid of it ... in the past two weeks.? Porter agreed with Smith?s assertion that KeenValue wasn?t spyware ? he called it simply ?invasive adware.?
Jan Hertsens, Porter's partner in SpywareGuide, said adware firms are using more and more aggressive tactics as they struggle to survive in a difficult advertising market. As a result we see ... dirty tricks only (used) by virus writers until recently," Hertsens said.
Referring to RSA Panel by Chris Boyd and Wayne Porter on Botnets:
"On another panel, Chris Boyd, whose Paperghost alter ego is fond of seeking out and bitch-slapping online bad guys, detailed software parasites that, once they take hold, remove rival malware and install Windows patches in order to protect their hosts."
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San Jose Mercury News
The company also offers its own freebie programs -- including screen savers and software that sets a computer's clock -- in exchange for its adware. ``They are cheap digital trinkets,'' said Wayne Porter, co-founder of consumer information site SpywareGuide.com.