Prevention, Detection and Removal
recommendations below and useing discretion when surfing the Internet
means that you won't be calling very often to have Omega Gauge fix your
Free Spyware Scanners
Be careful before using free spyware scanners.
There are only a handful of legitimate scanners out there. Do some
research on the title/name of the scanner in Google before using it.
Be suspicious if you suddenly
have a new spyware or antivirus scanner that you didn't ask for.
Reputable software companies don't install their software on your
computer without your permission. These mysteriously appearing scanners
are almost always scams designed to make you think that your computer
is infected. These free scanners don't die easy and frequently install
other malicious programs in the background.
Don't Use Internet
Explorer - Use Mozilla Firefox
as your default Web Browser. It's faster, safer and it's FREE
Download and Install an antivirus and keep it updated. These won't stop everything but they defeat the
most common spyware threats.
Use Open DNS
Detection and Removal
Download and Install the following. Update
them before you run a scan: (Free for personal use)
at least two separate Spyware detection programs. One will catch stuff
that the other did not recognize.