Although spyware has been called the plague of the Internet, some people still regard the invasive software as a kind of digital Avian flu -- it is bad, and potentially very threatening, but happening to someone else.
That, many experts note, is a big mistake.
The prevalence of spyware, which usually slithers onto a system undetected during a download of other content, is formidable and poses a very real danger to every Internet user.
"You name it, spyware can do it,"
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