Re: Adware, spyware, and trojans

From: John Dow (jmd@dowcarter.com)
Date: 12/08/02

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    From: John Dow <jmd@dowcarter.com>
    
    

    On Friday, December 6, 2002, at 05:42 PM, Jebb Stewart wrote:

    > Courtney,
    >
    > One program I am aware of to remove adware and spyware is ad-aware by
    > lavasoft http://www.lavasoftusa.com. Has any body used this?
    >
    Aye, I use ad-aware on our windows boxes - it does seem very effective.
    Even on a (relatively) clean windows 2000 install, it will pick up, at
    least, some less than honourable cookies, and even the odd program.

    Of course, there's no telling what ad-aware itself is installing ;-)

    J