It infects computers with pop-up ads which are unsolicited. It can also monitor your online activities and even steal personal and financial information.
To me, that is extremely scary and something that one should not ignore. It’s therefore important and vital to be very aware of the inherent dangers.
It’s been estimated that just within the USA, this type of software allowed thieves to steal over 20 billion worth of information.
Most of us are very much unaware that we have actually installed this type of malware. It pretends to be an anti-spyware program and then piggybacks on the download. It can be bundled with music or other shareware which you are downloading.
Some of the features it has are that it can also trick you into believing that a prompt which appears on your computer screen, to be an authentic Windows dialog box. You then click on it and by doing this you are in fact you are initiating a spyware download.
As this problem gets worse and worse, there are now emerging on the market good quality anti-spyware programs such as Regcure Pro.
In addition, as this vital security issue becomes talked and written about more and more, computer users are now switching over from Internet Explorer to other browsers such as Firefox, which are not as prone to this security issues. However, it should be pointed out that no browser is 100% safe.
Remember when you are downloading, only to download from reputable web sites and be aware of any prompts which appear and ask you to download.
If you choose the quality product called Regcure Pro, which we recommend, it does not require you to be a computer technician to operate the software. Just follow the simple instructions provided by this product which is from a reputable and established company.