Introduction to Spyware
Spyware is a software program that stealthily collects information about the users activities on the Internet and reports back to the spyware software creator. The most common sources of the spyware are files sharing programs, online gaming sites, screens savers and downloading ring applications. Once spyware are enters the computer they change the users browser and start a process of adaption in the system.
Spyware can also help hackers gain remote access to the computer. For example, a hacker can use maliciously downloaded spyware to track user activities and secretly record passwords. Another common purpose of spyware is to steal sensitive information such as credit card numbers and bank account details. This can be used for criminal purposes by hackers or for illegal purposes by employees of spyware software creators.
There are good software self detectors available. This section provides information on how to perform a self detector search.
Here is a list of software that may be downloaded from the Internet and listed below. This section provides information on how to perform a search for spyware on your computer.
2. Listed Software
This is a list of software that has been confirmed to be spyware free by experts and experts (#1) . However, feel free to re search the list and add your own list of freeware/shareware programs to the top of the list.
3. Other Resources
There are many other resources about Spyware and other computer issues. Many of the programs listed in the section below are also available via the internet from other sources.
4. Code of Conduct
Have you ever been in doubt about the integrity of a program on the internet. What if it was actually a virus? What if it was taken seriously by the internet community? Today, there are a number of programs that have been identified as viruses, such as Mydoom, robohd, Mydoom 2, Internet Security 2007, XP Deluxe Protector, Win7 Blaster, Win7 Defender, Antimalware 2011, VX2 Antivirus, ConEzeN cTz, VX2 Antivirus Pro, filesharing, plus many others.. You can find downloads of many of these programs at my website address. We recommend that you scan your computer for any viruses on a regular basis. If you have a program that you think is a virus, you can try a free scan from official sources to help verify that it is actually what it claims to be.
If you have malware in your system you may be wondering what you can do about it. There are a variety of opinions on both sides of this issue. Some persons feel that they know their way around an antivirus, so they think they know how to remove it. On the other hand, there are others who have no idea how to remove it, but they will try.
We are going to give you both sides of this issue. Let’s start with the programs that actually do remove the files in question.
Avast Home Edition
Avast Internet Security Edition
Microsoft Security Essentials
Spybot Search & Destroy
Zone Alarm Pro
Zone Alarm Pro 2006
Aluria’s Spyware Eliminator
Zone Labs Antivirus
Zone Labs Antivirus Pro