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The Berkman Center is pleased to announce the full launch of, an online community for people looking for help removing viruses, spyware, and other malicious software from their computers:

The site is a joint effort of Berkman's project and Consumer Reports WebWatch. Many people have already been helped by BadwareBusters since its beta rollout in November. Thanks to input from members of the extended community, StopBadware and Consumer Reports WebWatch have continued to enhance the site, which will benefit consumers, as well as StopBadware’s collective research and advocacy mission.

For more, see the full press release, watch the screen tour below, and, of course, check out

Congratulations to our colleagues and collaborators on today’s launch!


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