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.
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.
The full State of Spyware Report is available at http://www.
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.
Districts are advised to check spyware lists before installing freeware or shareware, run anti-spyware programs weekly, read the fine print in user agreements, and limit system installation access to selected staff members.
Those accustomed to Spyware Doctor's intelligent design, rapid response, and easy-to-navigate features--won't be disappointed with Spyware Doctor 5.
Automated research is said to be needed to keep up with the increasing threat of spyware - the number of spyware traces in the wild is reported to have doubled in the first half of 2005.
The report also reveals that an exceedingly high number of consumer computers are infected by some form of spyware and chronicles the top spyware threats currently in the wild, as well as the growing number of websites and pages that host spyware.
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.
SAN FRANCISCO -- To make award-winning Spyware Doctor even more potent, PC Tools developers spent nearly two years rewriting their bullet-proof anti-malware technology to combat the next generation of complex online security threats -- the result is a fast, comprehensive, and simple scanning tool offering consumers greater security.
A ten-week pilot test of the new Spyware Screening service from ScanSafe, a managed web security company, is said to have revealed the full scope of outbound spyware transmissions on infected machines.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-25 July 2005-ScanSafe reveals pilot spyware test(C)1994-2005 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.