Non-profit group launches badware-busting community

The backers of the non-profit StopBadware.org consortium have launched a Web site where ordinary people can band together to fight computer viruses and adware. The online community site, called BadwareBusters.org, launched Tuesday and is sponsored by Harvard University’s Berkman Center, which runs StopBadware.org, and Consumer Reports WebWatch, an online information source for Web users.

The backers of the non-profit StopBadware.org consortium have launched a Web site where ordinary people can band together to fight computer viruses and adware. The online community site, called BadwareBusters.org, launched Tuesday and is sponsored by Harvard University’s Berkman Center, which runs StopBadware.org, and Consumer Reports WebWatch, an online information source for Web users.

Designed for consumers, the site features an easy-to-use discussion forum with a rating and reputation system where people can share their opinions of different programs and Web sites.

Check out the site here [badwarebusters.org] and read Robert McMillan’s full article [cio.com]

 

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