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dana
post Feb 19 2004, 12:02 PM
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Excellent primer on spyware at PC Magazine's web site:

http://www.pcmag.com/print_article/0,3048,a=118675,00.asp

Topics covered:

- Example of an infected system

- "78,000 Ways to Spy"

- "Immortalware" (the ones that won't go away!)

- "How to Avoid Spyware"

- "11 Signs of Spyware"

- "Spyware-Free P2P—For Free"

- And anti-spyware product reviews:
  • Ad-aware Plus 6
  • Aluria's Spyware Eliminator 3.0
  • BPS Spyware/Adware Remover 8.2
  • McAfee Internet Security 2004
  • Panda Platinum Internet Security 8.01.00
  • PC-cillin Internet Security 2004
  • PestPatrol 4 Home User Edition
  • Spybot Search & Destroy 1.2
  • SpyCop 5.6 Home Edition
  • SpyGuard 2.0 Deluxe
  • SpyHunter 1.4.42
  • Spy Remover 7.1.1
  • Webroot Software's Spy Sweeper 2.2


Many thanks to roxz72 for the link!
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NateO
post Feb 21 2004, 06:58 PM
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I am a big fan of Spybot. Another very nice piece of software, in my estimation, which I'm surprised wasn't mentioned, is X-Cleaner:
http://www.xblock.com/screenshots.shtml
http://www.xblock.com/download-freeware.shtml
Note, these are the only two peices of software of this nature that I have experience with. smile.gif
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