Microsoft Antispyware - first impressions

Friday, 7 January 2005, 12:26 AM EST

Microsoft released Microsoft AntiSpyware, the first MS branded version of its aquisition from GIANT Company last month. AntiSpyware is designed to block programs that maliciously and secretly install themselves on your computer, either crippling it, serving unwanted advertising, sending personal data to parties unknown, or opening your computer to outside attacks.

Two popular and effective programs already exist to combat spyware, or as it is more accurately know, malware. Both Adaware and Spybot Search & Destroy are well-known as the solution for these problems, and in most cases, you can spot an internet novice by finding the person without the antispyware program.

At the Inside Microsoft Blog.

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