Is “Spyware” Watching You?

Imagine my surprise when I received a phone call from a
friend who told me he’d been the victim of a “spyware”
attack that left him shaking at his loss of privacy.

I listened to his horror story with a sympathetic ear, but
I felt secure since I carry anti-virus software and a
firewall (both by Norton).

At his suggestion – and to my surprise – I ran a s  https://FallsViewsCasino.comprogram
called “Spy Sweeper” and found a veritable minefield of
dangerous and harmful programs lurking on my computer.

“Spyware” is software that gets onto your computer and
literally “spies” on your activities.

The spying can range from relatively harmless use of
cookies tracking you across multiple websites… to
extremely dangerous “keystroke loggers” which record
passwords, credit cards, and other personal data. That data
then gets relayed to the person who put the software on
your computer.

Three primary types of spyware exist to complicate your
online life, including:

1. “cookies”
2. “adware”
3. malicious programs like “keystroke loggers”

Cookies represent mostly a danger of lost privacy.

In theory, someone could use a “cookie” to track you across
multiple sites, combine that data with several databases,
and figure out a lot more information about you than would
make you comfortable.

“Adware” tracks more than just your movement across sites,
it spies on your installed software and computer habits to
then serve up advertising, modify websites befor