The Unique Challenge of Spyware

At first comparison, spyware and computer viruses might appear to
have more in common than not. They are both malicious programs,
they both impact system stability, and the effects of both can range
from being a nuisance to infl icting serious damage. They are also
both programs that require specialized tools for their removal.
And while these two different types of malicious programs might
closely resemble each another at first glimpse, there are significant
differences.