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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.
Spyware Defense guards PCs from infection caused by malicious code downloaded without the users' knowledge while surfing the Internet, receiving email or downloading freeware or shareware programs including peer-to-peer file swapping products.
Spyware Defense secures users growing and adaptive vulnerabilities, offering a real-time, desktop interface that tracks any spyware activity on a computer, letting users monitor and prevent most spyware infection attempts instantly.
The new Spyware Defense application scans and removes more than 1,000 different spyware programs from the user's computer in real-time.