Spyware and Adware Tools!

Spyware and Adware. If you are at this website, that means you are on the internet. If you have ever been on the internet, you've had to and are dealing right now with this crap.

One of the very best, and of course free for private use programs out there, is Spybot Search and Destroy.

This program has fought the good fight since the beggining of the war, and continue to improve their program, and offer it for free to you and me.

Spyware started as additional software bundled with a program that you wanted that you may or may not be aware is included. It can do things to harm your computer, or may just send personal information about you, the websites you visit, and your internet and computer habits. Spyware quickly grew into malware and virus like programs that try and steal your passwords and other personal information. It is crucial to run a spyware checker at least once a week and specifically when you think you may have a spyware problem.

Spyware includes hi-jacker software. A hi-jacker changes your homepage to a different page and can also block links you may commonly use or redirect popular webpages to a different page. Some of these pages may contain content not suitable for children. These hi-jacker programs are trying to force you to use their homepage because they probably have monetary incentives for you to visit their site. If you notice that your homepage has changed or links are typed correctly and redirecting you do a different page, make sure to your your spyware and virus scanners immedietely. It may mean that there are additional problems that you may not be aware of.

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