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Microsoft puts Man-in-the-Middle Adware on the Banlist

Friday, January 8th, 2016

Not only does Man-in-the-Middle adware often present potential security issues, but it’s also downright annoying.

Microsoft announced yesterday that it made the decision to improve the browsing experience of users on its Windows platforms by changing its adware policies in regards to those techniques. Adware is without doubt a big problem on desktop computers running Windows. While there are different types of adware available, from programs that display advertisement to the user in their interface to programs that modify core system or program settings, or inject themselves into programs or connections.