Spy Programs
Ignacio Garcera Ferrando
Definition
• Software that aids in gathering information
about a person or organization without their
knowledge and that m...
Types
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System Monitors
Trojans
Adware
Tracking Cookies
Effects and Behaviors
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Unwanted CPU activity.
Disk usage.
Network traffic.
Applications freezing.
Failure to b...
Prevention
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Anti-spy ware programs.
Different web browser than Internet Explorer.
Firewalls.
Web Proxies.
Downlo...
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Spy Programs

  1. 1. Spy Programs Ignacio Garcera Ferrando
  2. 2. Definition • Software that aids in gathering information about a person or organization without their knowledge and that may send such information to another entity without the consumer's consent, or that asserts control over a computer without the consumer's knowledge.
  3. 3. Types • • • • System Monitors Trojans Adware Tracking Cookies
  4. 4. Effects and Behaviors • • • • • • Unwanted CPU activity. Disk usage. Network traffic. Applications freezing. Failure to boot. System-wide crashes.
  5. 5. Prevention • • • • • Anti-spy ware programs. Different web browser than Internet Explorer. Firewalls. Web Proxies. Download Programs From Trusted Websites.

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