> -----Original Message----- > From: carole guevin [mailto:carole at pixeltable.com] > Sent: Tuesday, November 19, 2002 10:35 AM > To: thelist at lists.evolt.org > Subject: RE: [thelist] Returned mail that did not originate at our > organization > > > hey chris, > > :excuse me for being lame (and possibly rude), but i have absolutey no > :idea what you meant by that email. > > no offense. what I'm saying that on top of those freakin' > spam scams, trojan > viruses there is also spyware (back entry software) that can > get installed > without you knowing... only by surfing to a site like msn for > example... i've never used ad_search but i have used ad_aware. do these programs not need permission to be installed? i would assume that any program requires some sort of permission right? > there is a small mini-download to make on Lavasoft - > http://www.lavasoft.de - called Ad_search... and you would be > surprised of > which software actually are spyware. if one of the persons in > your company > visited a site that is waiting to drop backweb soft - it's > an entry door. i will try it out and see what happens. > so the point altogether - is that I'm really upset about all > the crap going > on out there as one who uses the net extensively. i get it now. i am in agreement with your concern. ;) thanks, chris.