Not that I've used [nor recommended] Ad-aware in ages... but I just noticed an article by Corrine Chorney that Lavasoft, the company behind Ad-Aware, was "secretly" taken over by Lulu Software [which may or may not be the same as the "Solaria Fund"] --- back in January!
"Could the silence be related to the less than stellar Web of Trust ratings of Lulu Software's Fixio PC Cleaner Software?
Windows 7 Pro SP1 (64-bit), avast! v2016 Free, MBAM Pro, Windows Firewall, OpenDNS Family Shield, SpywareBlaster, MVPS HOSTS file, MBAE Premium, MCShield, WinPatrol PLUS, SAS (on-demand scanner), Zemana AntiLogger Free, IE11 & Firefox (both using WOT [IE set to WARN, FF set to BLOCK]), CryptoPrevent, Secunia PSI.
[I believe computer-users who sandbox (Sandboxie) are acting prudently.]