View Poll Results: In the past , has Spyware infected your computer?

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  • Yes, and I was surprised it hit me

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  • No, I have been lucky or perhaps my software protected me

    0 0%
  • No, but I am careful , plus use good security software

    4 66.67%
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Thread: Tip: National Cyber Alert System Cyber Security Tip ST04-016

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    Default Tip: National Cyber Alert System Cyber Security Tip ST04-016

    Tip ST04-016
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    National Cyber Alert System Cyber Security



    US-CERT Cyber Security Tip ST04-016 -- Recognizing and Avoiding Spyware

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    On the above link you wil learn:

    What is spyware?

    How do you know if there is spyware on your computer?

    How can you prevent spyware from installing on your computer?

    How can you prevent spyware from installing on your computer?



    How do you remove spyware?




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    In XP yes, spyware had infected my PC; in Vista No

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    No, none of my computers have been infected -- from Windows 3.something to the present.

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    No none of the pcs that I've had have been infectec, but then I am very careful and keep everything patched and up to date and read what others say and take advice from them

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    till now i never got a hit of any spyware because i use a good security suite and i check the listening connections time to time via netstat command, it will let me know easily whats going on and where going on....

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