spyware


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spyware

and data miner
n. a kind of malicious software that gathers private information from a personal computer and sends it to another computer. I have a little program that roots out spyware from my computer. It found a data miner lurking among my digital images.
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Enterprises were not immune from spyware attacks either as evidenced by the more than 40 security breeches reported by enterprises during the last quarter.
We recommend that any enterprise serious about preventing spyware employ a defense-in-depth strategy that includes a spyware gateway.
The ASC is a group dedicated to building a consensus about definitions and best practices in the debate surrounding spyware and other potentially unwanted technologies.
The filtering of event logs, so that the administrator can easily access and identify which desktop is infected with spyware.
Also included in this edition of Webroot's State of Spyware Report are concise figures on the adware industry and insight into how the recent public outcry against adware has affected the industry's business model.
Earlier this year, security company LANDesk added a spyware detection and removal application.
Spyware can get into a computer as a software virus or as the result of installing a new program.
An online search will identify numerous products that detect and remove spyware applications, including the free tools Ad-Aware from Lavasoft, and Spybot Search and Destroy from PepiMK Software.
They also reported weaknesses in the spyware blocking capability of Windows[R] Defender.
The ASC is an organization consisting of the world's most prominent anti-spyware providers dedicated to protecting enterprises from the growing threat of spyware and malware.
5 becomes the only corporate anti-spyware solution to effectively detect and remove the most malicious pieces of spyware.
Webroot Software, a security technologies company, has revealed that its spyware definition database has exceeded 100,000 unique spyware traces.
The State of Spyware Report is an in-depth review and analysis of the impact of spyware, adware and unwanted software on consumers and enterprises.
NASDAQ:BCSI), a provider of proxy appliances, and InterMute, a provider of Internet security and privacy products including anti-spyware software, have teamed to provide customers with a comprehensive, multi-tiered approach to combating spyware in today's enterprises.