spyware

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computer software that obtains information from a user's computer without the user's knowledge or consent

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Spyware Defense works on single computers or local area networks.
Bernard now combines perimeter spyware defense via its popular iPrism(R) and ePrism(TM) appliances, with SpyEXPERT's system level scan and clean solution, for complete spyware protection.
Health Care Provider Helps Ensure HIPAA Compliance With Comprehensive Spyware Defense
McAfee AntiSpyware addresses a clear and present market need for a more robust consumer spyware defense -- one that includes proactive, automated scanning for early detection of spyware, pre-emptive alerts to notify the user and block the program from executing on its own, as well as an easy-to-use interface.
WindowZones works in conjunction with anti-virus and anti- spyware defenses to protect computers.
This same study concluded that 75% of corporate desktops are infected by spyware and yet less than 10% of corporations have deployed perimeter spyware defenses.