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Any form of attachment or link in an email may contain a link to an infected website.
If the user clicks on the link or opens the attachment in an infected email, the worm can quickly infect your PC without you knowing.
Spyware that is specifically designed to serve advertising is known as adware, and is becoming rife in the online world.
Any software that gathers information about you without your consent is an infringement of your privacy and is considered as malicious.
There is a copious amount of anti-virus and anti-spyware software available – some for free and some for a price.Such windows will often direct you to the anti-virus website in an attempt to make a sale.The presence of spyware is typically hidden from the user and can be difficult to detect.Spyware actually forms part of an overall public concern over privacy on the Internet.
The image alongside is an example of spyware that looks like an active anti-virus solution.Protecting your PC At this point I could probably sell my own antivirus software to any reader that fears their computer may be at risk.