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Chapter 3. DANGER ON THE COMPUTER AND WH... > What Can You Do About Spyware?

What Can You Do About Spyware?

Sir Isaac Newton's Third Law of Motion was that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. This also seems to apply to modern computer use (or misuse). For every spyware program there also are anti-spyware programs that can let you know if your computer has been infected by spyware. Interestingly enough, some spyware developers use anti-spyware software to test the effectiveness of their own spyware and to try to make it less vulnerable to detection.

Although remote installation of spyware occurs, many spyware programs must physically be installed on your computer, so it is important to be sure who repairs and services your computers.


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