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Monday, April 12, 2004
Anti-Spam & Spyware Removal Programs
What is spam? I am talking about the flood of unasked-for email that is invading our email inboxes. What is spyware or adware? Spyware and adware can be secretly placed on your computer when you install certain software, or download music, games or movie clips. Here are two programs designed to help with these problem areas. I use them both together... AdAware first, followed by SpyBot.
AdAware by Lavasoft - Best of the Net Most people are familiar with freeware, shareware, cookies, media players, interactive content, and file sharing. What they may not realize is that some of these may contain code or components that collect information about those using them. Lavasoft has developed several applications that will provide you with the means to keep your computer or network free of these threats to your privacy.
SpyBot - Search and Destroy Search & Destroy can detect and remove a multitude of adware files and modules from your computer. Spybot can also clean program and Web usage tracks from your system, which is especially useful if you share your computer with other users. Modules chosen for removal can be sent directly to the included file shredder, ensuring complete elimination from your system. And for advanced users, it allows you to fix Registry inconsistencies related to adware or malicious program installations. The handy online update feature ensures that Spybot always has the most current and complete listing of adware, dialers, and other uninvited system residents.
Pop Ups can be blocked by installing the Google Toolbar. (Note: It's Spyware free) Get the Damn Toolbar! It's worth it!
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Chat rooms monitored. Blogs deleted. Websites blocked. Search engines
restricted. People imprisoned for simply posting and sharing information. The Internet is a new frontier in the struggle for human rights.
Governments \96 with the help of some of the biggest IT companies in the world \96 are cracking down on freedom of expression.
Amnesty International, with the support of The Observer UK newspaper, is launching a campaign to show that online or offline
the human voice and human rights are impossible to repress. Click Above to find out more.
If you believe this I have bridge to sell.. but seriously... never click on
these "warnings" as they can lead to getting spyware and other not so niceties
such as adware and browser hijackers, key loggers and more. (Of course you CAN trust The
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