Spyware Prevention Strategies, Part 2: Offense And Defense
...an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, especially when it comes to spyware. It's much more effective and much less stressful to keep spyware off systems by preventing infection in the first place. This article will show you how to set up those spyware defenses.
Essentially, there are two ways that unwanted software invades a system: Either the software exploits some sort of security hole and installs without any user intervention, or the software installs with permission from the person at the keyboard, often using varying degrees of using trickery or deception. The second method — user-assisted invasion — is much more common. Security Pipeline | Spyware Prevention Strategies, Part 2: Offense And Defense
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