How Spyware Blaster Can Protect Your Computer From Harm
By browsing a web page, you could infect your computer with spy ware, ad ware, dialers and hijackers. These, unwelcome guests, are some of the fastest growing threats on the Internet today. It is important to protect your computer and one of the most powerful software products, available for this, is Spy ware Blaster, a program created by Java cool.
How are you affected?
A spyware program will record every keystroke and e-mail as well as every web page you visit and every chat session. Some spyware programs will try to take control of your homepage, search page and other browser settings. Some may silently download themselves onto your computer. Others may pose as legitimate programs and persuade you to download them.
Private and confidential information extracted from a user's computer may be put on the Internet before he can realize that he is a victim of these malicious programs.
A Microsoft program called ActiveX is used to download software from websites for supporting legitimate services like file viewers or games. ActiveX can also be used to download spyware, hijackers, dialers and ad ware. Spyware Blaster can make it difficult for these ActiveX programs to run on your computer. It can also protect your computer from certain cookies while running Mozilla based browsers like Fire fox.
The major anti-virus software product manufacturers have ignored the risks of spyware, hijackers, dialers and ad ware till now. Due to this, users have little knowledge of the software products that can be effective in detecting and eliminating them. One of the most powerful products available to provide security from spy ware is Spyware Blaster.
Spyware Blaster is a freeware that offers effective protection from malicious Internet downloads. It disables malicious ActiveX controls that are already present and prevents downloads of malicious ActiveX controls from a web page. Its current database contains 822 items against which it provides protection. About 100 of these are tracking cookies, used by advertisers.
Spy ware Blaster's Flash Killer capability enables it to block the installation of distracting macromedia flash content. It gives the user the option to block specific search engine toolbars and browser plug-ins. =========================================================== Click to find a daily updated blog of articles and news about spyware ! Get advice and information about how to protect your computer from attack, and disinfect it.. Click http://www.spyware-101.com/
About the Author
Philippa Smith runs a home business in los angeles. The constant attacks on here computer caused her to learn all about spyware & viruses, and how to deal with them.