Searching for free stuff on the Internet? Beware what you find.
That’s the message form Web safety firm SiteAdvisor.
A good article from Securityfocus on the risk of finding not-so-free stuff and internet.
“Often, so-called ‘free’ items are anything but free,” the company, recently bought by security firm McAfee, stated in its advisory. “Free screensaver and games sites are notorious for bundling spyware and adware with downloads… Free e-card sites often share users’ e-mail addresses with third parties and can lead to a never-ending influx of spam…