Ask Toolbar Now Considered Malware By Microsoft

Last month Microsoft changed its policy on protecting search settings to include any software that attempts to hijack searches as malware. As a result, this month the Ask Toolbar, which most people will probably recognize as being unwanted crapware bundled with Java, was marked as malware and will now be removed by Microsoft’s security software built in to Windows 7 and above.

via Ask Toolbar Now Considered Malware By Microsoft – Slashdot.

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