Spyware

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Spyware can be good but also bad so we are going to compare the good vs. the bad. The definition of spyware is a program that is install into your computer and gathers information wether for good or bad reasons.
Lets talk about legitimate spyware and there are many. For example,
Cookies:
computers automaticly have cookies to track were you been and it records its.
For business side it a good idea to have cookies because it can tell you whether the person is on or how many times and if your in shopping kind of business that helps out a lot.
Cookies also authenticate your site.

There are other good perpuses of spyware but I would have to look longer.
Now for the bad spyware, and there are a lot of bad stuff about spyware. For example,
Spyware
can never go away one click away from hackers having your information can not be seen collact data such as valueble information popup keyloggers

And the list just goes on and on, over all its a bad idea to have spyware but we need it too because it helps us identify if we got hacked through cookies and yet cookies are bad too. Technology is growing and some stuff we can not control but we can prevent from it getting out of hand.

Referrence

http://www.vbmb.org/Resources/Technology-Help/SpyWare-Facts.cfm http://www.pcsndreams.com/Pages/Articles/spyware_facts.htm http://lockergnome.net/questions/72264/what-are-cookies-are-they-a-good-thing-or-do-they-take-up-space-and-slow-down-your-web-browser http://exids.com/0421/facts-about-spyware-and-malware/ Case 2-2

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