Special Report: In the Eye of the Beholder staff
You've read's continuing news coverage on spyware, and our expert advice on how to squeeze spyware from the network. In our latest special report, "In the Eye of the Beholder," we take responses to our September reader survey and tell the spyware story from your perspective, letting security pros in the trenches explain just how painful the problem is and how they're fighting back.

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Spyware Survey: Where's this coming from?
Here's a look at some details and raw numbers from the spyware survey.

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Coming to terms with the problem
Before you can effectively cleanse machines of unwelcome files and programs, you must determine what to delete -- if you can find it. Security pros and experts why spyware has become a problem that nobody can afford to ignore.

Squashing the pests in your PC
Which weapons are best for extracting spyware from the network and keeping it out? Readers explain why a combination of antispyware systems works best.

Do users want Uncle Sam in the fight?
Readers sound off on whether the government should get more aggressive against spyware or get out of the way. Have lawmakers failed to recognize the problem, or would legislation only make the problem worse?

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