Signs that spyware has infiltrated your computer:

Your home page has changed. Spyware often resets your home page without asking your permission.

You see hot links within documents, leading you to advertisements.

You get numerous “pop-up” ads, especially pornographic ads.

Your computer runs slower than it did.

For general information on spyware, search any of the following sites:

Free downloads:

Spybot Search & Destroy:

Zone Alarm firewall:

AVG anti-virus:

Firefox browser:

Other Internet security companies: