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Rootkits Vs. Security Monitoring Software

by Barbara J. Feldman July 28, 2009

In order to have an educated discussion about rootkits, as opposed to security monitoring software, it is important to understand what they are, what they do and how they get on your computer. It’s also important to discuss the difference between security monitoring software and rootkits. Most people are aware of the existence of viruses, […]

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Removing Spyware From Your Computer in 3 Simple Steps

by Barbara J. Feldman July 16, 2009

If you know you have a spyware-infected computer, ridding your computer of it should be your first priority if you want to keep it running smoothly. Depending on what type of spyware has invaded your system, it can cause serious damage to your hard drive, many times without your knowledge. Removing spyware from your computer […]

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How to Detect Spyware on Your Computer

by Barbara J. Feldman July 15, 2009

Most spyware is relatively harmless and won’t do much damage to your PC’s hard drive; however, some spyware applications can destroy your hard drive while stealing your valuable personal information. The biggest problem for most people is detecting spyware on a computer before does too much damage. If you suspect your computer may be infected […]

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You Can Remove Spyware From Your Computer

by Barbara J. Feldman July 14, 2009

While removing spyware on your own might feel a bit intimidating or seem like it’s more work than it’s worth, it is actually fairly easy to do. If you can be patient with yourself and follow directions carefully, removing spyware from your computer by yourself will save you time and money versus hiring a professional […]

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Spyware 101: What It Is, Why It’s Harmful and How To Rid Your Computer of It

by Barbara J. Feldman July 13, 2009

Spyware may be found on the computers of anyone who accesses the internet with any frequency and, while most spyware programs are relatively harmless, some of them can cause major damage to your system, including crashing hard drive, rendering your computer inoperable. If you have never had an encounter with spyware, let this article serve […]

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Pros and Cons of Paying a Pro to Remove Spyware

by Barbara J. Feldman July 13, 2009

It might seem extremely tempting to pay someone to remove spyware from your computer; however, under some circumstances, you can do it yourself. Removing spyware is necessary; hiring or paying someone to do it for you is not. There are several different software programs you can purchase or download for free that will most likely […]

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