Spybot - can it mess with your PC?

  StephenRogers 18:03 27 May 05
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My understanding is thaty spybot is lovely, free and effective.

It has been suggested by a less than reliable source that it can make your system more vulnerable to spyware and viruses, cause your computer to give out personal info, and repaper your bedroom in pink anaglypta while you're not looking.

He's just wrong, isn't he?

  VoG II 18:18 27 May 05

Very wrong.

  Alan H E 18:20 27 May 05

Had it for ages & never been any trouble.

  Pooke100 18:21 27 May 05

Just plain nonsense!

  StephenRogers 18:26 27 May 05

that's him told then.

  ashdav 18:40 27 May 05

i believe there was a worm called Spybot (no connection to Spybot Search and Destroy) that was floating around with Kazaa. Perhaps he's getting the two confused.

  VoG II 18:44 27 May 05

I think you could well be right click here

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