Spyware and cookies
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Anti-spyware programs often report Web advertisers’ HTTP cookies as spyware. Web sites (including advertisers) set cookies — small pieces of data rather than software—to track Web-browsing activity: for instance to maintain a “shopping cart” for an online store or to … Read More

Anti-spyware programs
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Lavasoft’s Ad-Aware, one of a few reliable commercial anti-spyware programs, scans the hard drive of a clean Windows XP system. Many programmers and some commercial firms have released products designed to remove or block spyware. Steve Gibson’s OptOut, mentioned above, … Read More

Spyware and cookies
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Anti-spyware programs often report Web advertisers’ HTTP cookies as spyware. Web sites (including advertisers) set cookies — small pieces of data rather than software—to track Web-browsing activity: for instance to maintain a “shopping cart” for an online store or to … Read More