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Spies Online contains a wealth of investigative resources for the private investigator and amateur sleuth alike.  For those who want to learn the art of private investigation, forget about software programs promising to turn you into an online spy. Spies Online will show you how to find someone and conduct a free people search, in some instances.
Looking for someone or something?  Spies Online has a wealth of investigative resources available for private investigators and amateur sleuths alike.


  • Spy Checker
    Is it freeware? Or spyware? Find out here BEFORE you download something from the Net!

  • OptOut
    Find out about spyware and how to get rid of it. Report suspected spyware here.

  • Scumware
    Scumware refers to products that alter web pages without the knowledge or consent of the web site's owner. Find out if your computer is infected.

  • How To Remove Adware, Spyware, and Various Trojan Horses
    This site will really open your eyes!

  • Ad-Aware
    Ad-Aware is a free, multi-spyware removal utility, that scans your memory,registry and hard drives for known spyware and lets you remove it safely.

  • WhilyWiryWeb
    Find out about eZula (contextual advertising) and how to fight it.

  • Unwanted Links
    Find out how unscrupulous advertisers use browser plug-ins to modify the look of your web page when people view it and redirect your traffic!

  • Thiefware
    Thiefware is used by unscrupulous advertisers to superimpose their own links/images over web pages, making it look like the web designer put these links on the page.

  • The Anatomy of File Download Spyware
    Is your file downloader storing every file you've ever downloaded along with your personal information in a master database? Better read this!

  • Spybot Search And Destroy
    Here's another freeware program that will check your computer for spyware.

  • Free Online Spyware Scan By PestPatrol
    PestPatrol offers a free online scan, but you must register first.

There are some informative sites about spyware and such listed, as well as some programs that will check to see if your computer is infested and, if so, sanitize your computer. As with all software, etc., try any of it listed here at your own peril, and it is always wise to make a backup of your systerm before installing anything new.

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