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Comment by Sarah L on Geekly Update - 18 April 2018 (April 19, 2018 04:59 AM)
I am upset that AOL mail will be read. I did not know that Yahoo and AOL were both owned by Oath, in turn part of Verizon. Too much conglomeration for...
Comment by Dennis King on Geekly Update - 18 April 2018 (April 18, 2018 09:14 PM)
Net Neutrality? Nobody cares about that... Just look at how people Vote!...
Comment by Lady Fitzgerald on Geekly Update - 18 April 2018 (April 18, 2018 08:51 PM)
I snorted as soon as I saw Yahoo and AOL following "privacy"....
Comment by Harry Higinbotham on Geekly Update - 18 April 2018 (April 18, 2018 08:39 PM)
Iten #0304 is clearly an Aether Resonance Dissonator....
Comment by Joseph Lisle on Geekly Update - 18 April 2018 (April 18, 2018 07:57 PM)
So, Uncle Fester does exist!...
Comment by RichF on Geekly Update - 18 April 2018 (April 18, 2018 07:25 PM)
40 cm of toilet paper?? Do people carry around a Sears catalog in case their bowels start acting up??...
Comment by Gary on [HOWTO] Send Email to a Group (April 18, 2018 12:01 AM)
I use 1and1mail - it allows me to create email templates and a large address book. Using the templates it allows me to send personally addressed email...
Comment by Bob on [HOWTO] Send Email to a Group (April 17, 2018 10:56 PM)
I can't believe you *recommended* sending a group of people's emails in the clear using the To: field in Gmail! Talk about SpaHaM bait. All it takes ...
Comment by Mainer on [HOWTO] Send Email to a Group (April 17, 2018 09:10 PM)
Well, I use Thunderbird & a small, somewhat local ISP for my email. I do a mailing to about 150 once a month. I simply copy the email addresses fro...
Comment by Robert Schechter on [HOWTO] Send Email to a Group (April 17, 2018 08:09 PM)
You showed your age by mentioning Yahoo Groups. Because of failing service groups are leaving Yahoo. I'm moving my groups to Groups.io as a better alt...

Spyware Articles

 

Geekly Update - 19 February 2014

What would you do if your laptop or smartphone suddenly became 1000 times faster? Why are neighborhood dogs protesting a new technology that improves Internet security? And why are robots generating 60 percent of all Web traffic? Get answers to these burning questions, and the scoop on the latest tech news, in this edition of the Geekly Update. It's guaranteed to make you 146% smarter. Read, think and comment!

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Fake Anti-Spyware Programs

Browsing the web for free anti-spyware programs can get you into more trouble than an accidental spyware infection. Bad guys are actually disguising their malware as beneficial anti-malware utilities, and inducing the gullible to not only install their malware, but even pay them for it! Here's how to tell the difference...

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Top 10 Spyware Blockers

A good spyware blocker program protects you from online marketers who want to know where you go online; identity thieves who want to steal your usernames, passwords, and sensitive personal information; and hackers who want to seize control of your computer and Internet connection to distribute spam and more spyware. Which spyware blocker is best for you?

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Best Spyware Protection

Spyware is a type of malicious software, distinct from viruses, Trojan horses, and other cybernasties. Spyware does no damage to your computer and does not bombard you with annoyances like popup advertisements, generally speaking. Spyware is designed to go totally unnoticed, in fact. But in the background, spyware is spying on you and reporting back to its master. Here's how to protect and defend against spyware...

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Google Toolbar is Spyware?

I just got a new computer at work. On my last one I had downloaded the google toolbar. The tech people here have now blocked it because they say it contains spyware. Is this true? It was so convenient to have the toolbar. Thanks for your help!

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Malware Scanners

There are so many malware scanners to choose from, when trying to protect against adware, spyware and other online threats. Which one(s) do you recommend?

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Removing Winfixer Popups

I've been getting those very annoying Winfixer popups. My popup blocker is set to High. I have Ad-Aware, Spybot Search & Destroy and even Microsoft AntiSpyware. But no matter what I try they keep coming back. I’ve searched for help on removing Winfixer, but all the info I found is too technical for me. Can you help?

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