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The Spyware Threat
A look at the ethical, social and political issues concerning spyware.
# 121605 | 2,250 words | 9 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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This paper examines the effects and behaviors of spyware on everyday life and explores what can be identified by
understanding the ethical, social and political issues. The paper discusses the worsening of the spyware threat, and techniques that have emerged to counteract it.

From the Paper:

"According to an essay published online on the Jupiter Corporation website, spyware can be defined as any software that covertly gathers user information through the user's Internet connection without their knowledge. Spyware can perform a variety of tasks including recording keystrokes, recording passwords, credit card numbers and other confidential or private information. Spyware refers to a broad range of malicious software intended to intercept and take partial control of a computer without the consent of the computer's owner or user. Spyware applications are typically bundled as a..."

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The Spyware Threat (2008, December 01) Retrieved April 14, 2021, from

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"The Spyware Threat" 01 December 2008. Web. 14 April. 2021. <>