Spyware Stoppers

Cleaning Up the Mess

Our tests challenged the anti-spyware utilities with 45 adware and spyware programs that created a total of 81 infections in different forms. Sunbelt's CounterSpy and Webroot's Spy Sweeper fixed 85 percent and 81 percent, respectively, giving them a comfortable lead over the rest of the field. Allume's Internet Cleanup, on the other hand, detected only 5 percent of infections.

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