back to article StopBadware morphs into standalone non-profit

StopBadware, the anti-malware project started four years ago at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, has spread its wings and become a standalone nonprofit corporation. Google, PayPal and Mozilla provided initial (unspecified) funding to get StopBadware Inc up and running. Maxim Weinstein, StopBadware …

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That's nice...

...perhaps now they'll get back to administering the list, seen as it's two weeks since they falsely marked one of my sites as malware-ridden, prompting endless pop-ups and confirmation screens in Firefox, and preventing me from using that browser to access my account. Grrr.

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Let's hope they can accomplish something

The world needs all the help it can get fighting cybercrime. I only hope they throw their resources into helping rather that trying to reinvent the wheel and promote their brand.

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badware...?

Is that not as destructive as Malware, but a bit worse than naughtywhere ?

My daughter is 2 years old, noisy and destructive.. perhaps pickleware is a suitable class of annoyance..

Cany we just call them Viruses, worms and trojans like in the good old days ?

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