Install an anti-adware
web browser extension, as well as web filtering and antivirus tools on your computer, and keep these updated.
is, in fact, adwareThe worst possible thing you can do is to search for 'anti-adware
' software - the web is loaded with such 'free' software, most of which is adware, often worse than the adware you already have.
In the study led by a Michigan State University criminologist, the researchers found that computer users who were running antivirus, anti-adware and anti-spyware software were 50 percent less likely to have their credit card information stolen.
But the most practical news for computer users was the combined protective factor of the antivirus, anti-spyware and anti-adware software, each of which has a different function for keeping a computer safe, Holt said.
With adware becoming increasingly inseparable from classic malware, dedicated anti-adware
solutions will simply cease to provide adequate protection."