Avoiding Spyware

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From CNN:

Nine out of 10 Internet users say they have changed their online habits to avoid spyware and other Internet-based threats, according to a study released Wednesday.

Nearly half said they have stopped visiting particular Web sites that they suspect may deposit unwanted programs on their computers, while 25 percent say they have stopped downloading music or movies from “peer to peer” networks that may harbor spyware.

Eighteen percent said they had switched the type of Web browser they use in order to avoid spyware.

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