For years people have been opening their browser and asking, “how the heck did that Ask Toolbar get installed?”
Enough is enough. Remove it.
Researchers have discovered that an unknown attacker hijacked the update mechanism employed by Ask Partner Network (APN) to download suspicious code onto unsuspecting users’ PCs.
David Bisson reports.
So long Ask Toolbar, we won’t miss you one bit.
I think it’s great that Oracle is showing its contempt for Java users in this way. The company’s transparency should be applauded.
If you’re installing a critical security update on your computer, caused by the software vendor’s sloppy code quality, you probably wouldn’t dream that your software vendor is trying to make some money out of the inconvenience.