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SUPERsupport posted a topic in SUPERAntiSpyware BlogsI thought Spyware and Viruses are the same thing? A virus is malicious code that copies itself over and over in order to do damage to your computers data while Spyware is an umbrella term used to describe a variety of threats such as Trojans, Ransomware, Keyloggers, Cookies, Worms, etc that may do damage to your PC and/or privacy but do not have the intention of totally destroying your computers data and system unlike a virus. So your telling me I need an Anti-Virus AND an Anti-Spyware? Strictly speaking, SUPERAntiSpyware© is not designed to be Anti-Virus software. We target Spyware, a focus that allows us to respond quickly to the ever-growing groups of hostile software we address, with new definitions released multiple times a day, and concentrate on the technology that targets the most common threats in the wild. There are a lot of things that are often called viruses (many trojans, worms, and so on) that SUPERAntiSpyware© will remove, but it won’t remove true viruses such as boot-sector viruses. No one security tool can catch everything out there and protect you, which is why we recommend a layered approach. We recommend if you use an Anti-Virus, you supplement it with SUPERAntiSpyware© and if you only use SUPERAntiSpyware© alone, consider getting an Anti-Virus. SUPERAntiSpyware© has been designed to be compatible with popular Anti-Virus applications such as McAfee, Symantec(Norton), Kaspersky, Bitdefender, ESET NOD32, AVG, Avast, Panda, Avira, and so on.
SUPERsupport posted a topic in SUPERAntiSpyware BlogsHow do I submit spyware samples to the SUPERAntiSpyware team? If you wish to send our Spyware Research Team a sample, please use the SUPERSampleSubmit tool which may be downloaded HERE Submit your spyware samples to our Spyware Research Team Please ONLY submit files that you believe are threats. These samples will be placed into our queue for review and analysis.