Any software that covertly gathers user information through the user's Internet connection without his or her knowledge, usually for advertising purposes.


CoolWebSearch, Zango, Huntbar, and Movieland are examples of existing spyware.

Stay Safe:

Install anti-spyware software. Don't install peer-to-peer file sharing software. Many of this type of software contain spyware. Learn more on how to remove spy ware...

Additional Resources:

Information and facts about spyware from OnGuard Online.