Spybot Search and Destroy Download
Protection against spyware is becoming increasingly important if you want to protect your sensitive data and surfing behavior. It is a relatively new kind of malicious software designed to take control of a computer operation and monitor the user activities when online, that some anti-virus products do not yet cover. How can we recognize spyware? New toolbars in our browsers that we didn't install, browser failures, the start page has changed without our knowing but in some cases spyware silently tracks our browsing habits in order to create a marketing profile of us to sold it to advertisement companies.
Spybot Search & Destroy is a free antispyware utility that provides solid protection against adware, malicious code, trojans, dialers, hijackers, keyloggers and other threats, while offering an impressive set of tools for system repair, file shredding, cleaning security tracks and managing autostart items.
Although it isn’t a replacement for professional anti-virus program, it manages to detect and remove a wide range of adware files and modules from our computer. The effectiveness of anti-spyware software depends on how up-to-date the program is, in particular the latest virus definitions. To carry out regular updates, on-demand adware and malware scanner is integrated into your Spybot product to ensure that your product is always up-to-date and able to deal with the latest uninvited system residents.
The clean and user friendly interface invites you to use the application and allows users to choose which components they wish to deploy on their computers including languages, integration with Security Center and provides support for dozens of skins for even greater personalization. The application brings two scanning modes, namely: a full system scan that performs scan of the entire computer for threats and a custom file/folder scan that lets you manually select the locations to be scanned. Spybot Search & Destroy also creates backups of all removed files. Spybot's menu offers an Immunize features that provides preventive measures against spyware.
There are two interfaces of the app available, the default for regular users and Advanced User Mode slightly richer in options and features which enables users to create system logs, manage autostart items, shred files and perform scans for rootkits.
Spybot Search & Destroy does exactly what promises and really deserves at being your go-to- suite for its ease of use and the obvious protection it provides.