Ars Technica is watching out for you. They’ve infect their machines with spyware so you don’t have to, and have put the top 5 anti-spyware tools to the test.
The common prescription for spyware is Ad-Aware and SpyBot. Anecdotal evidence claims this combination to be the most effective, but can that be more formally verified? In the process, we can examine some of the other programs out that are out there for ridding computers of spyware.
While you’re there, thank them for their hard work by clicking on the ad for the free X-box, or the ad with the warrior girl in the bikini (why would you fight in a bikini? why?)