Adware and Spyware

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What is spyware and how do I stop it?

Adware and Spyware

Adware is similar to spyware. Adware offers varying degrees of annoyance. Some adware merely delivers a small ad banner in a program's interface, such as the ad displayed in ICQ. Other types of adware launch pop-up browser windows over pages you're currently viewing. The worst kind of spyware gathers personal data about you and sends it to a central server. You can prevent this with a good spyware blocker and personal firewall software.

   

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