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Anti-Spyware Protection

Looking at all the ads which promise to get rid of all spy
programs, one may wonder why there is still plenty of them
everywhere and the situation is by no means getting better.
So let me spoil the advertisers’ mood and show some of the
“holes” in the majority of software products we expect to
protect our data.


Kill The Messenger (Service)

You are familiar with the software applications that you run on your computer, but you may not be familiar with the dozens of programs running in the background on your computer. These programs, called “services” handle tasks like event logging, spooling files to the printer, and networking. One of these services, the Messenger Service, can be reconnoitered by spammers.