spyware blocker


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spyware blocker

Software that detects and removes spyware and adware from the computer. It also prevents such software from being installed. Stateful inspection firewalls alert users when any software makes an outbound request for the first time, which could be spyware contacting a website. See spyware and firewall.


A Lot of Data Mining!
A whole bunch of spyware programs have been digging around in this computer; witness the results of this Ad-aware scan (www.lavasoftusa.com). A "data miner" is a program that analyzes activity (see data miner).
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