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Spyware Blaster -- Block Spyware From Installing

Spyware Blaster is an interesting concept. Instead of hunting for spyware installed on your computer, it tries to block common types of spyware from installing. It makes hundreds of common ActiveX spyware programs that can infest Internet Explorer think they are already installed -- blocking them from installing. It can also set Internet Explorer and Firefox to block a huge number of ad tracking cookies, making it much less likely that your web site visits can be tracked by Internet advertising companies.

IECookiesView -- Easily View, Delete and Modify IE Cookies

IE 6 has a way to view and delete cookies, but it is very primitive compared to what can be done in current versions of Firefox and Opera. With any luck IE 7 will bring some much needed improvement to this area. However, even if it does, I doubt it will be as nice as IECookiesView from Nirsoft. IECookiesView is a tiny program that requires no install, but as a nice interface and a lot of powerful features. Here's what the Nirsoft web site says:

Security Software Posts from the Old Blog

The following posts were made in the old Thingamablog version of this blog, the read more links will take you directly to them.

Sandboxie -- Run Internet Explorer in a Sandbox

Posted on Friday, July 07, 2006 at 8:47 PM by Randall

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