« Home | How to Protect Your Computer: Firewalls » | Selective Breeding: No Frankenfoods Here! » | Be a DJ with Microsoft's Zune » | Got Cloned Beef? » | Mission to Mars » | Grouper caught! » | Pluto No Longer a Planet » | Mozilla accepts the Olive Branch » | Why Women Flock to Rock Stars? » | Typosquatters Beware! »

Monday, August 28, 2006

How to Protect Your Computer: Spyware and Adware

Do you know what's on your computer?

It's possible that a piece of adware or spyware has been installed on your computer. Maybe you downloaded a file or installed a piece of software that came from disreputable sources. You might want get two pieces of very helpful software that can detect common threats to the security of your computer. Ad-Aware can be used to find and delete adware programs that display ads on your computer without permission.

Spybot-S&D! can be used to search for spyware programs that can report passwords and credit card information to third-parties without your knowledge. Go this tutorial for more information on how to use Spybot.


Send to a Friend!       Subscribe!      

    Stumble Upon Toolbar    

Comment Archive

Reader Comments:

Previous Posts

« Home