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Spyware versus Viruses
At first glance, spyware and computer viruses appear to have much in common. But in fact, spyware is a unique challenge. Unlike viruses, the motivation behind

viruses windows  computers and their users. Viruses are developed to cause mischief by clogging networks, bringing down systems, or in some cases, deleting information. Spyware, however, is designed to execute even more malicious objectives. In the hands of cyber criminals, spyware's impact can be devastating, enabling them to violate personal privacy, access proprietary information, and steal fi nancial assets. This was the case in a recent headline-making cyber theft in which spyware was used to steal $423 million from

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