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
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.
Luckily, you won't find spyware
bundled with every freeware and shareware offer.
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
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
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.