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Tech Support Pits column from Dear Webby's Humor Letter of
07/26/03: Spyware, Connect2Party
Tech Support Pits:
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What's the big panic about spyware and stuff. I got
nothing to hide and don't give a hoot if anybody knows
where I shop and what for. Why worry then ?
A lot of the spyware carries a Trojan program that
will take over part of your computer. Some of them
for example carry the "Connect2Party" worm. It waits
for the screensaver or other periods of inactivity,
then disconnects you from the net and uses your
modem to call expensive 1-900 numbers. At $50 or
more per minute you can get a very nasty surprise
on your next phone bill. Better use some decent
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