Spyware and data protection
Spyware, so often considered a secondary threat, should be taken just as seriously as a network worm. Rather than leaving protection against these types of codes to a supposedly specialist tool, it should be entrusted to companies with proven technologies for dealing with malicious codes.
Specific anti-spyware tools fail to cover many current Internet threats, while an integrated solution is going to offer a far more secure global protection.
Consequently, systems must be protected against:
“Classic” threats, such as viruses, Trojans, worms etc. This point is covered by classic anti-virus protections, so long as they are of the required quality and have the updates necessary. Spyware and data protection - IT Observer
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