What’s New at PC Pitstop, November 2005
IN THIS ISSUE
- Five Things You Need to Know about Spyware
- Antispyware pioneers on the decline
- New Spyware Deep Scan available at PC Pitstop
- State of Texas to Sony: “Stop Making Spyware”
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.
Anti Spyware Software Trends
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.
About PC Pitstop
PC Pitstop, LLC (https://www.pcpitstop.com) was formed in February 2000, and offers users a unique way to make sure their PCs are running fast, stable and secure–all through a free, Web-based interface.
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