Anti-Spyware Tools

Anti-Spyware Tools

Below is a fairly comprehensive list of the antispyware products available that we have reviewed and have been in the market place for more than a few months. Some are free, some cost a little, and some cost a lot.  Our recommendations are highlighted. Anti-virus packages that are popular in the marketplace are identified with an *.

Is there a difference between the free tools and the commercial products?  Definitely. The free tools are certainly better than using nothing, but obviously, those companies do not have the staff or resources to continually research and update their products as the commercial products do.

Commercial Spyware Detection and Removal Programs

Free Detection and Removal Tools

Downloaded Detection and Removal Programs

Web-based Tools (most only detect spyware and adware)

And please let us know about any suspicious calls or emails you receive.  We look for patterns so that we can alert the authorities and victims to new scams, before it is too late!




For a comprehensive list of national and international agencies to report scams, see this page.