10. November 2007 18:51
At first glance, spyware and viruses appear to have more in common than not. Both are malicious and impact system stability. Both put your system and data in danger. Both require specialized tools for removal.
But there are significant differences between these two threats differences that, if ignored, could leave your system open to attack. In this guide, you'll learn about the differences between spyware and viruses and find out why a specialized defense against spyware is needed to keep your organization safe. You'll get detailed information on the threat spyware poses and a solution guide to protecting yourself and your system.
Spyware vs. Viruses: Key Dangerous Differences - Free Threat Guide
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