David Andrew

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Keeping Spies Out

Ask nearly any web surfer if he or she is concerned about spyware, and no doubt the majority will answer a resounding "Yes!" Indeed, there's good reason to be concerned. According to a 2005 report on spyware , antispyware vendor Webroot found that ... 88% of surveyed machines had some form of spyware installed. They even estimate that spyware authors generate in excess of $2 billion in annual revenue. A more recent study done by the University of Washington also contains some sobering statistics, including a finding that one in every 20 executable files downloaded contains some form of spyware. ... (view more)


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