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Spyware Has Your Network's Number

Think spyware only targets consumers?

Think again.

Enterprise networks and enterprises, even more than home users, suffer from the effects of spyware, software that hijacks home pages and search pages, spies on your Internet activities, displays swarms of popup ads as well as unsolicited and offensive advertising, and slows down your PC.

The dangers to corporate networks and businesses are many. Productivity can plummet. Helpdesk costs and support costs can skyrocket.

Those are the obvious costs, but there are others as well. Spyware can clog network bandwidth, so it could lead to overall network slowdown, and possibly the purchase of additional, but unneeded, bandwidth.

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