Beware of Fake Download Buttons

A leading cause of malware (junk software) infections I have seen in recent years is fake download buttons on advertisements on pages that contain a legitimate download. In other words, people arrive at a page to download a decent free or inexpensive app and are presented with one or more fake download buttons linked to junk installers rather than the software they want. I urge website operators to quit doing business with any ad rotation services that allow download buttons in ads. If this is not feasible for whatever reason, (more…)

Checkout and Price Changes

I have made several changes regarding pricing. The most notable changes include reduced pricing for tutoring services, one level of maintenance rather than three, and three levels of virus removal rather than two. I also reduced my standard hourly rate although the hourly rate is rarely used. You can find the price list here. In addition, I (hopefully) simplified the checkout process using a drop-down menu and “add to cart” button instead of the multiple “add to cart” buttons of the previous site layout. Have a look at the new (more…)