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What's New at PC Pitstop, November 2005
Your Source for Free Online PC Tests & Diagnostics
IN THIS ISSUE
Five Things You Need to Know about Spyware
Similar to con men, spyware companies prey on user naivete and
recklessness. This article tells you five things the spyware
companies hope you never find out.
Antispyware Pioneers on the Decline
Our latest research shows Pitsters moving away from Ad-Aware and
Spybot Search & Destroy for their antispyware needs. Rob analyzes
the trends in antispyware products based on the latest research.
New Spyware Deep Scan at PC Pitstop
Our new deep spyware scan is now available, powered by technology
from Computer Associates' Pest Patrol. Its detection signatures are
updated frequently. Check it out, it already detects Sony's rootkit
and it's free!
State of Texas to Sony: "Stop Making Spyware"
Sony's copy protected CD caper may one day be known as the biggest
blunder since New Coke. We've just learned that Sony is being sued
again, this time by the State of Texas. Let's hope this action will
deter the greedy companies that are sneaking software onto our PC's.
Catch up on the story at the SysInternals blog, where it all began.
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