Spyware is software or hardware program installed on a computer, and which collects small pieces of information about users without their knowledge. The presence of spyware is typically hidden from the user, and can be difficult to detect. Fortunately, the Windows Vista and 7 operating systems come with free a tool to remove spyware and adware.
Why should you be concerned about spyware or adware
1. Passwords, credit card details and other personal information could end up in the wrong hands
2. computer could get unwanted viruses
3. You will receive unwanted emails
Protection against Spyware and Adware
a. Click "Start," "All Programs" and "Windows Defender."
b. Click the "Down Arrow" and select "Check for Updates" from the drop-down menu. Windows Defender will check for and install any new malware definitions that it finds.
c. Click the "Down Arrow" and select "Full Scan." Windows Defender will scan your entire computer and remove any adware and spyware that it finds.
This is your first line of defense against such spyware programs. The next thing to do is to get decent anti-spyware programs. It shouldn't be too hard, there are a lot of them nowadays and most of them are free or at the very least have free trial accounts. The best anti-spyware programs are:-
1. McAfee Internet Security 2013
2. Norton Internet Security 2013
3. Webroot's Internet Security Complete
4.Ad-Aware Free Internet Security.
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