Spyware. A Security T hreat . Spyware is software that self-installs and collects information about users without their knowledge. . What is Spyware?. Spyware not only collects information about your browsing habits, it can also detect: User logins Bank and credit account information.
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A Security Threat
Spyware is software that self-installs and collects information about users without their knowledge.
This information should be shared with students as soon as they start using the internet. Children are often prey to the flashy ads and pop-ups. I am willing to bet that the majority of PC’s infected by spyware acquire the malicious software due to kids clicking on freebie offers. Explaining the purpose of these particular threats makes children aware of the true meaning behind the too-good-to-be-true offers.