Stopping PC spies at the gate

Wednesday, 5 April 2006, 1:09 AM EST

"If you want to avoid spyware, there are certain parts of the Web you should stay away from. They're the dark alleys of the Internet world. Basically, you visit a game cheat site, and you're vulnerable for spyware. A kids site will open you up to adware," said Dave Cole, director of Symantec Security Response.

At CIO Today.

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