AppEsteem in the News
The Fight Against Ad Pollution Gets Redefined by AppEsteem Corporation

November 03, 2022

AppEsteem hopes that by calling out Polluters, advertising networks and websites will be encouraged to stop ruining the consumer web browsing experience with confusing and misleading ads and unfair ad practices.

New research reveals Surfshark, TurboVPN, VyprVPN are installing risky root certificates

April 20, 2022

AppEsteem's research report revealed the use of risky root certificates in popular VPN apps.

Surfshark VPN Plans Updates After Being Dinged for Risky Security Design

April 19, 2022

AppEsteem's research report drives popular VPN apps to make changes for better consumer safety.

SpyHunter 5 Earns AppEsteem's "Deceptor Fighter" Certification & Blocks 100% of "Deceptor" Apps

April 27, 2021

EnigmaSoft proudly earned AppEsteem’s certification for its app SpyHunter5, placing the app among other highly esteemed programs.

Behind the Scenes in the Deceptive App Wars

May 14, 2018

All is not well in the app ecosphere. That ecosphere comprises a large number of useful apps that benefit users, and an unknown number of apps that deceive users. The latter are sometimes described potentially unwanted programs, or PUPs. Both categories need to make money: good apps are upfront with how this is achieved; deceptive apps hide the process.

Sophos Proudly Supports anti-malware testing standards

June 04, 2018

AppEsteem will be one of the third-party testing and certifications firm to develop and continually oversee standards for the AMTSO Protocol Standard, which was officially approved and adopted by the non-profit Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization (AMTSO) and supported by Sophos.