PC spies report on your every move

 作者:伏铴     |      日期:2019-03-03 03:01:00
By Will Knight WOULD you willingly install a program on your PC that monitors your internet activity, subjects you to blizzards of pop-up adverts, renders you vulnerable to viruses and slows your computer to a crawl? Of course not. Yet millions of people are unwittingly doing just that. The programs in question are a breed of software called spyware or adware. They are designed to gather information about a computer user’s online activity, and use it for marketing purposes – or worse. For instance, if you regularly visit car sales or vacation sites,