Pop-up blockers that work in conjunction with browsers are not effective because the threat is already inside before the block is activated, if activated at all.
What does PUB stand for?
PUB stands for Pop-Up Blocker
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Information technology (IT) and computers
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Samples in periodicals archive:
But beware: Generally pop-up blockers don't distinguish between advertisements and editorial content that uses pop-up windows.
All Cox High Speed Internet customers can download a free suite of security software including anti-virus, parental controls, anti-spyware, spam blocker, pop-up blocker and firewall, accessible at www.
By the end of May, with every new trial and paid installation of these InterVideo products on the web, users will have the option to install the Google Toolbar application which includes a browser utility search engine for Internet Explorer, a helpful Pop-up Blocker to eliminate annoying pop-ups, and a useful Auto-Fill to help fill out Web forms instantly, as well as the Google Desktop Search utility that provides a full text search of the user's emails, files, web history and chats they have viewed.
Many sites, both large and small, have told us that at least 25% of all users have some sort of pop-up blocker activated," said Jonathan Barsade, CEO FPBA Group.
SPYWARE SYMPTOMS: Although the overwhelming majority of users are infected, most users don't recognize the symptoms of spyware/adware: --Nearly two-thirds of users with a pop-up blocker (63%) said they get pop-ups anyway.
Pop-Up Blocker is an optional feature that allows customers, at no additional charge, to better control their Web surfing experience and can be downloaded at http://www.
You will need to disable any pop-up blocker software in order to register and view the event.