How often do you check to see if you have spyware residing on your computer? I check once a month, and so far I’ve been pretty lucky — most of the spyware found is limited to tracking cookies we all pick up at various websites. But Earthlink, which has started a free scanning service

A study of Internet user habits finds that pop-up ads often resulted in users having a negative image of the advertiser. The study showed that users close pop-up ads within 2.5 seconds of opening them. The name of the company conducting the study — Bunnyfoot Universality — had me chuckling. Sounds like the random