How spyware and the weapons against it are evolving

Tuesday, 26 October 2004, 5:10 PM EST

Spyware has reached epidemic proportions and is only getting worse. I have seen recent statistics indicating that approximately 95% of the world�s PCs are infected with spyware. Unfortunately, removal techniques that worked just a couple of months ago are no longer effective in many cases and new types of spyware being released are more advanced than most computer viruses. In this article, I will discuss why the spyware problem has gotten so out of hand and more importantly, what you can do about it.

By Brien Posey at WindowSecurity.com

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