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2 DBS Form 6 As Computer Applications Project Spy ware By L6D Wong Chiu Hung

3 SPYWARE What is Spy ware How harmful is spy ware How to notice spy ware Anti Spy ware Legal spyware

4 What is Spy Ware Any software that covertly gathers user information through the user's Internet connection without his or her knowledge, usually for advertising purposes This type of Internet connection in the background is so-called "backchannel" Spy ware is similar to a Trojan Horse in that users unwittingly install the product when they install something else. A common way to become a victim of spy ware is to download certain peer-to-peer file swapping products that are available today.

5 Different types of spy wares Spyware comes to computer bundled with other programs, most times with freeware, free- music and free tools. Malware, trackware, hijackware, scumware, snoopware, thieftware are also considered as spyware which breaks in using freeware.

6 Lots of tool bars appear due to spyware

7 Desk Top affected by lots of spywares

8 How harmful is spy ware Your bowser's setting might be changed Your start page might be changed once or much more times without opportunity to change it back. Changed start page might bring more spywares to your system. Your search preferences might be changed. You will be flooded with pop-up ads. All sites that were brought to you, might bring you more troubles, like viruses or worms. You computer will run more slowly than ever before. Strange systems dialogues might appear, that will pronounce about huge errors and or system problems. Some dangerous spywares can even crash the system.

9 All the things you done will be observed and being recorded

10 How to notice spyware You see pop-up advertisements even when you're not on the Web. The page your Web browser first opens to (your home page) or your browser search settings have changed without your knowledge. You notice a new toolbar in your browser that you didn't want, and find it difficult to get rid of. Your computer takes longer than usual to complete certain tasks. You experience a sudden rise in computer crashes.

11 Anti SpyWare Since spywares bring lots of problems, should we deleted them immediately ? The answer is …………….. NO!! Then how can we remove spyware?? Trying to delete files that contain spyware, you may cause even more problems, because spywares like to bundle with other important softwares, and after you remove spywares, those programs will no longer work.

12 The Correct Method to Remove Spyware Use The online Spywares scanner to determine are there any spywares of not Download or buy Spyware remover/eliminator/ doctor

13 How we know the anti-spyware good or not The anti-spyware must search your computer for certain files. It must have an auto update feature. Anti-spyware allows you to restore deleted files is better. Show descriptions of founded spywares and infections, parasites. Some can even show the link to the spyware designer's web site. Show the rate of risk of the infected files and spyware. Anti-spyware must provide alerts whenever your computer is attacked. It should provide protection for your e-mail. Provide removable media scans. Advanced features for good anti-spyware should be userfriendly usage and installing. It should warn you about your security before installing some unknown programs and not at the time when some parasites are already in your PC.

14 Well Known Anti-SpyWare Window Defender Spyware Warrior eTrust PestPatrol Anti-Spyware Npust Anti-Spyware

15 Legal SpyWare Legal spyware is the same as common or even malicious spyware, only they are used for different purposes. These spyware programs are able to show all online and offline activity. It enables users to see screenshots of computer that is under supervision. Program also shows used applications and duration of usage. All visited sites, time spent to view them and all other activity is available for legal spyware user.

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