Protection of Spyware Attack through AmBar
You may not know it, but as you surf the net, it is possible that you are being attacked by spyware. Spyware can be downloaded from Web sites, email messages, instant messages, and from direct file-sharing connections. Additionally, a user may unknowingly receive spyware by accepting an End User License Agreement from a software program.
People often wonder how you know when you are being a victim of spyware. Spyware such as AdWare.Win32.AmBar frequently attempts to remain unnoticed, either by actively hiding or by simply not making its presence on a system known to the user. The cookie is a well-known mechanism for storing information about an Internet user on their own computer. If a Web site stores information about you in a cookie that you don’t know about, the cookie can be considered a form of spyware. Spyware is part of an overall public concern about privacy on the Internet. Many Internet users were introduced to spyware in 1999, when a popular freeware game called “Elf Bowling” came bundled with tracking software
This is what you do in order to have spyware security and protection. Use internet security software to provide spyware protection and proactively protect from other security risks. Configure the firewall in the internet security software to block unsolicited requests for outbound communication. Do not accept or open suspicious error dialogs from within the browser. Spyware may come as part of a “free deal” offer – do not accept free deals. Always read carefully the End User License agreement at Install time and cancel if other “programs” are being installed as part of the desired program. Keep software and security patches up to date .
Of course, eradication is not the only measure for a spyware-free computer. It would be a good idea to make prevention measures as well. You should be selective about what you download to your computer, read licensing agreements, watch out for anti-spyware scams, beware of clickable ads, keep your Internet browser up to date, and scan your computer often.