Lavasoft is a software development company that produces anti‐spyware software, including Ad‐Aware. The company offers a free, downloadable version of Ad‐Aware titled Ad‐Aware Free Antivirus+ and three commercial versions called, Ad‐Aware Personal Security, and Ad-Aware Pro Security. Other Lavasoft products include Lavasoft Digital Lock, Lavasoft File Shredder, Lavasoft Privacy Toolbox, and Lavasoft Registry Tuner. Lavasoft’s headquarters has been located in Gothenburg, Sweden, since 2002. Nicolas Stark and Ann-Christine Akerlund established the company in Germany in 1999 with its flagship Ad-Aware product. Lavasoft was, in January 2011, acquired by the Solaria Fund.
About (from Lavasoft at www.lavasoft.com)
“In 1999, computer viruses were the rage and been making headlines for years, but the term spyware was new and just beginning to show its menacing face. Computers around the world became ever more frustrated as hackers (out for monetary gain) were tak”