Spyware covertly gathers user information and sends this information through the Internet without a user’s knowledge or authorization. Spyware monitors user activities and redirects email addresses, passwords, and credit card numbers for use in identity theft or other fraudulent activities.
Protect yourself!: install one or more of the anti-spyware software from the list below, and keep the program(s) regularly updated. Only download utilities and applications that you know and trust.