What Malware and Spyware can do to Your PC and Your Life

Almost everyone has a computer these days and with widespread access to the Internet it can sometimes be difficult not to allow harmful spyware, malware and viruses to attack your computer. The worst thing about it is that a lot of the spyware that currently exists is something that can harm not only your computer, but it can also take over control of your entire life. It is extremely dangerous [&hellip

3 Tips for Dealing with Spyware, Malware, and Virus Removal

It’s bound to happen, at some point your computer will be infected with spyware, malware, or even a virus. Spyware removal is important to understand and knowing how to do it before you’re infected will save you a lot of stress and time. Yes, there are a lot of mean people out there, and unfortunately you pay the price for their evil ways. It’s rare to find someone who hasn’t [&hellip

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What Exactly is Spyware?

There are many different types of malicious software spreading across the Internet so it is important to know what spyware is and what spyware does to your computer.  “Spyware” is a somewhat general term to describe software and programs that perform certain actions; typically without your knowledge or consent. Displaying Targeted Advertising Collecting personal info Changing the configuration and settings on your computer Spyware is often associated with malware that [&hellip

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Spyware Definitions

Adware Software that is used for the delivery of advertisements or webpages while the user is connected to or surfing the Internet.  The ads are usually triggered based on the user’s surfing habits.  For example, when the adware recognizes a user entering a search term it will display an advertisement relevant to that search term in hopes that the user will click on it. Adware is installed in various ways. [&hellip

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Recognize & Prevent Spyware

In the event that you have adware or spyware installed on your computer, here is what you can expect to encounter (the warning signs) and what you can do to remedy the problem. Adware Since the purpose of adware is to display advertisements for a 3rd party (and make money) this sort of software is relatively easy to spot. Adware usually works by opening unwanted pop-up or pop-under ads.  Sometimes [&hellip

Spyware Removal

Is Spyware, Adware, and Malware really a problem or is it just hype? YES it is a HUGE problem! Most people don’t understand how serious the Spyware, Malware & Adware threat really is.  At the moment there are almost 100,000 known spyware & adware programs being circulated on the Internet, with many more being added to that number each and every day!  The biggest problem is that most people don’t [&hellip

Some Types of Viruses and Spyware

Hijackers There are different types of “hijackers”.  The hijacker virus, sometimes known as the Google Hijack virus, will load spyware onto your PC and force your browser to direct you to other websites than you had originally wanted to go to.  Often a system restore can remove this virus without having to modify the registry. While a system restore done in Safe Mode can often rid your computer of this [&hellip