What is Spyware?
Spyware is software or hardware program installed on a computer that sends information from the user's computer without their knowledge whenever the computer connects to the Internet to whomever controls the Spyware........full details on "What is Spyware?"
What is Adware?
Adware is a software that is installed together with another software or via activex controls on the internet........full details on "What is Adware?"
Why should you be concerned about spyware or adware?
- Passwords, credit card details and other personal information could end up in the wrong hands;
- Your computer could get unwanted viruses, worms or even Trojan;
- You would receive unwanted emails;
- Your computer could be used by malicious operators to do damage not only your own computer but to other computer users too.
Protection against Spyware and Adware
We already have some sort of protection against common viruses that affect our computers on a day to day basis, but protection against Spyware is prove to be vital.
If you're worried about Spyware on your computer, here are some tips for dealing with this problem........full details on "Protection against Spyware and Adware"