Ad-aware Definition File Update [SE1R94] 28.02.06

Ad-aware Definition File Update [SE1R94] 28.02.06
Please use the online webupdating engine within Ad-aware to obtain the latest update.
New Definitions:
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Starware Toolbar
Updated Definitions:
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ActivShopper
Adware.Searchforit
CoolWebSearch
Malware.ErrorSafe +2
Malware.SpyAxe
Softomate Toolbar
SpyFalcon
SpySpotter
SpywareNo +3
The Spy Guard
Win32.Trojan.Dialer.ay
Win32.Trojan.Downloader +5
Win32.Trojan.Keylogger +2
WinAntiSpyware
VX2
The MD5 checksum for the defs.ref file is:
0d65d95f9c4cb97ab86fb57b8474c823
Advanced Users *may* manually update using the below file:
http://download.lavasoft.de.edgesuite.net/public/defs.zip
Extract and ensure that it is dated todays date before use!
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NOTE – Due to a reported False-Positive , Lavasoft re-released the same Definition File – please see this
screenshot to verify it is the same as what you have installed.
 

SpyBot Definition File Update 24.02.06

SpyBot Definition File Update 24.02.06
Updated Definitions = 1.3 MB!
Updated ~Beta Definitions = 4 KB. ADVANCED USERS ONLY.
Highlights of the new/added detections:

Hijacker
+ CoolWWWSearch.Feat2Installer + CoolWWWSearch.Service + CoolWWWSearch.Feat2DLL + CoolWWWSearch + MaxSearch ++ Hyperlinker ++ SecureServicePack.BadBHO
Malware
++ ADWareBazooka ++ HitVirus + Command Service ++ Smitfraud-C. (2) + Mailbot ++ SpyFalcon + MagicControl.Agent ++ Win32.Agent.acf ++ Win32.Agent.acr
PUPS
++ SpyiBlock
Spyware
+ Targetsaver ++ NiceSpy
Trojan
+ PestTrap ++ Teslaplus.com
Total: 306694 fingerprints in 37055 rules for 1844 products.


NOTE: Choose the download mirror site closest to you!
If you receive error messages such as “bad checksum” it is due to heavy server traffic. Wait until later or tomorrow to avoid disappointment.


Don’t forget to re-immunize SpyBot once the new definitions are applied!


SpyBot Updates History –
http://www.spybotupdates.com/index.php?page=updatehistory


NOTE:
Installation of the IE-Spyad list may disable some protections in SpyBot and SpywareBlaster.Please check them and re-enable protections!

 

Ad-aware Definition file Update [SE1R93] 22.2.06

Ad-aware Definition file Update [SE1R93] 22.2.06
Please use the online webupdating engine within Ad-aware to obtain the latest update.
New Definitions:
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Adware.Crystalys
Adware.Winadiscount
AdwareSheriff
AlfaCleaner
Malware.ErrorSafe
SpyFalcon
Spyspotter
SpywareStormer +2
Win32.Trojan.Gamania
WinAntispyware

Updated Definitions:
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ClickSpring
CoolWebSearch
istbar
Lop
Malware.SpyAxe +2
Malware.SpywareStrike
SpywareNo
Surfaccuracy +2
Win32.Trojan.Crypt +6
Win32.Trojan.Downloader +8
Win32.Trojan.Keylogger
WindUpdates
YourSiteBar
The MD5 checksum for the defs.ref file is:
b31854d7c7f43caf992d88ea783bfc34
Lavasoft also writes:
Note: Crawler Toolbar is coming out of a period of probation and will be removed from detection.
As with all removals, we will continue to monitor the status of this application and take appropriate measures, should the need arise.
Advanced users *may* manually update using the below zip file.
Ensure that is dated todays date before use!
http://download.lavasoft.de.edgesuite.net/public/defs.zip

SpyBot Definition File Update 17.02.06

SpyBot Definition File Update 17.02.06
Updated Detections: 1 MB.
English Help File: 184 KB.
Updated ~Beta Detections: 6 KB. ADVANCED USERS ONLY!
Highlights of the new/added detections:
Dialer
+ Carima Enterprises (3218)
Hijacker
++ BHO-Seed + Hyperlinker + CoolWWWSearch.HomeSearch + CoolWWWSearch.Feat2Installer + CoolWWWSearch.Service + CoolWWWSearch.Feat2DLL
Malware
++ AdCom ++ VideoCodec + SpyGuard + SpywareNo ++ SearchEssistantBar + Nat + Spy Sheriff + Smitfraud-C. + Mailbot + CoolWWWSearch
PUPS
+ PestTrap + MalwareWipe + Registry Cleaner
Spyware
+ ShopAtHome ++ Locksky + UCmore
Trojan
++ ScanAndRepairUtilities2006 ++ Innovagest2000.1stAntiVirus ++ Innovagest2000.XSRemover ++ Jupilites + Goldun
Total: 304937 fingerprints in 36678 rules for 1834 products.
NOTE: Choose the download mirror site closest to you!
If you receive error messages such as “bad checksum” it is due to heavy server traffic. Wait until later or tomorrow to avoid disappointment.

Don’t forget to re-immunize SpyBot once the new definitions are applied!

SpyBot Updates History –
http://www.spybotupdates.com/index.php?page=updatehistory


Note:
Installation of the IE-Spyad list may disable some protections in SpyBot

and SpywareBlaster. Please check them and re-enable protections!


 

Windows Defender (Beta 2)

Default URL; http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software/default.mspx


Overview; http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software/about/overview.mspx


Product Information; http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software/about/default.mspx


FAQ; http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software/about/faq.mspx 


Release Notes http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software/about/releasenotes.mspx


Note that installing Beta2 will uninstall Micorsoft Anti-Spyware Beta1. It is not known if definitions for MSAS Beta1 will continue at this time.


Please send me any comments regarding the Blog entry if you wish via the contact form.


Thank you.


 

MVPS HOSTS Update [02-16-06]

MVPS HOSTS Update [02-16-06]

Blocking Unwanted Parasites with a Hosts File

http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.zip (103 kb)
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.txt (413 kb)
How To: Download and Extract the HOSTS file
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts2.htm

HOSTS File – Frequently Asked Questions
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hostsfaq.htm

Note: the “text” version also make a good reference for determining culprit URLs.

Sign up for HOSTS file update notices
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm#contribute

Ad-aware Definition File Update [SE1R92] 14.2.06

Ad-aware Definition File Update [SE1R92] 14.2.06
Please use the online webupdating engine within Ad-aware to obtain the latest update.
New Definitions:
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Malware.Azesearch
The Spy Guard
Win32.Trojan.Downloader +53
Win32.Trojan.Keylogger

Updated Definitions:
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Adware.CasinoClient
Adware.DollarRevenue +75
Adware.FreeProd Toolbar
BargainBuddy
IstBar
Lop +15
SpywareNo
SurfSideKickBHO
Win32.Backdoor.Agent +2
Win32.Trojan.StartPage
Win32.TrojanClicker
Winfixer
VX2 +56
YourSiteBar
The MD5 checksum for the defs.ref file is:
8a0f407fd8b23b94822bd2917d06188d
Advanced Users *may* manually update using this file;
http://download.lavasoft.de.edgesuite.net/public/defs.zip
Before use – unzip it and ensure that it is dated today!