Spyware cleanup

AKA the great cleanup of 2006. I’ve always said that I wasn’t a good test subject to measure how effective any anti-trojan or spyware application is, so while I’ve kept a professional interest in the latest and greatest tools, I hadn’t been given a really good opportunity to try them out, until last week. A…

Call me Mr. On-Call

I know, I know. I promised you more details on the various tools I used trying to clean up that trojan/spyware infection last week, but wouldn’t you know if, I had yet another friend with computer problems. I made a quick house call after work on Friday to discover the reason that her wireless mouse/keyboard…

Anti-spyware

Caught this mentioned in the Langa Letter. Grisoft, the company that has offered a “free for personal use” AVG anti-virus for years, is now offering an anti-spyware tool called ewido. Like AVG, there is a version that is free for personal use, and there’s a paid “Pro” version with a bit more functionality. Apparently this…