GeekSpeak for 2004-08-27

Combating Adware, Spyware and Internet Scams

The geeks discuss methods for combating Spyware, Adware and Internet Scams.
Just how susceptible are computers to data stealing applications that are
delivered by malicious email and fraudulent websites?
Learn how to keep your computer, personal information and identity safe on GeekSpeak.


Adware and Spyware
The geeks discuss methods for combating Spyware, Adware and Internet Scams.
Just how susceptible are computers to data stealing applications that are
delivered by malicious email and fraudulent websites?
Learn how to keep your computer, personal information and identity safe on GeekSpeak.
The less a computer is doing in the background, the better it will perform. Although there are applications and services that need to be running in the background all the time, the bottom line is there are some things you simply don’t want taking up machine resources. Computer Viruses,
Adware and
Spyware are examples of applications that you do not want running in the background.