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Secret Agent Man The World of Spyware By Lisa Fiedler.

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1 Secret Agent Man The World of Spyware By Lisa Fiedler

2 ID Advertising supported software Spyware: any technology that aids in gathering information about a person or organization without their knowledge Adware: display advertising but do not install and tracking mechanism on the computer.

3 Growing problem Nine out of 10 PCs connected to the Internet are infected with spyware. 92% of corporate IT managers at companies with more than 100 employees claim they have a "major" spyware problem.

4 June ,846,089 spyware programs found 2,298,200 Adware programs found 8, 873,555 advertising cookie installations found Average of 26.5 bugs per computer Results reported by EarthLink

5 Contraction in Action Visit any media-supported website and you're bound to get a tracking cookie Share music, files or photos with other users Install software applications without fully reading license agreements Install gimmick software which is loaded with bugs

6 Symptoms sluggish PC performance increased pop-up ads unexplained homepage change mysterious search results.

7 Obliterate the bug Spybot Ad-aware

8 A before S Ad-aware first Install Check for updates Run Delete all Delete quarantined selection Sometimes it will need to run from start-up

9 Second is the best Spybot second Its okay to run both Immunize system Check for updates Run Delete programs found Sometimes it will need to run from start-up

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