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Are all spyware protectors the same?

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#1 Haroldo


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Posted 08 June 2005 - 12:44 PM

Donna created a great post comparing the major spyware active protectors and testing them with Hotbar
The results are very interesting, please see


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#2 tg1911


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Posted 08 June 2005 - 01:25 PM

Thanks, Haroldo.
Very interesting reading.

Reaffirms my confidence in Spywareguard. Catch it before it downloads, got to love it.
I've been using it for over 3 yrs., and it has saved my behind on several occasions.

Kind of disappointing, about Spybot's Teatimer and SDHelper, though.
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Posted 08 June 2005 - 04:16 PM

I would have like to have seen the results based on more than one sample, though, since testing against one known malware hardly justifies any real conclusion about the application's overall usefulness.It points out the hardly novel fact that anti-spyware applications differ, but as a reminder, it is interesting.

Edited by jgweed, 08 June 2005 - 04:22 PM.

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