Any and all computers should have an anti-virus program of some description. There are so many programs on the market that it can be difficult to choose, but! without any anti-virus software installed; you stand a greater risk of loosing the data and even your identity.
“Spyware” is no longer simply a nuisance to enterprises. It is estimated that 90% of desktop PCs are infected with some form of “Spyware” (Source : US National Cyber Security Alliance). According to Gartner between 20 and 40% of enterprise help desk calls are now related to unwanted “Spyware” programs. The different types of “Spyware” present different risks to enterprises. Cookies raise privacy concerns but are relatively low risk. This article looks at the different types and discusses the measure enterprises can put in place to protect themselves.