Re: Adware, spyware, and trojans

From: John Dow (
Date: 12/08/02

  • Next message: Tony Meman: "Re: ICMP on port 3"
    Date: Sun, 8 Dec 2002 16:50:05 +0000
    From: John Dow <>

    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 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 ;-)