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How can you protect your computer from spyware?

Another malicious program that collects vital information about your browser history, sensitive personal information and sends it to hackers who benefit greatly from them. Spyware is often bundled with other software and installs itself the moment the software is downloaded onto your PC(s).

What is spyware?

Scareware is a type of malware that masquerades as real virus protection to trick victims into paying and downloading malicious software to clean up infections it pretends to detect. Such software is potentially dangerous and in order to entice the victim, the cybercriminal uses social engineering and fear tactics.