Tag: Pestpatrol

Gator back on PestPatrol’s Spylist

Anti-spyware software vendors are generally out for your best interests. Its when they decide what is and isn’t spyware is when your fate is sealed. Luckily, Computer Associates PestPatrol decided in favor of the customer, and (more…)

Is it spyware, or isn’t it?

I feel very sorry for Windows/IE users. Not only are they susceptible to all kinds of spyware/malware, but the protection they buy may not be protecting them at all. I am talking about commerical spyware removal and protection tools.

Tools such as Computer Associates’ PestPatrol™, Webroot’s Spysweeper, and Sunbelt Software’s CounterSpy, are designed to protect computers (ok, Windows computers), but defining what to protect against may be a bigger problem to begin with.