Spy Sweeper 188.8.131.526 Final released today Spy Sweeper 5.0 Final released What's new http://www.webroot.com/consumer/products/spysweeper/latestv.html As soon as it's installed, Spy Sweeper gives 360 degrees of protection against spyware, including: * Simple sweeps -Detecting spyware and removing unwanted programs found on your computer in three effortless steps * Easy management - Quickly and simply configure program, sweep and upgrade options * Fast home - Use the home screen to access the most commonly used functions of Spy Sweeper * Shields summary - A redesigned shields summary page makes it simple to see at a glance which shields are on or off * Action alerts - Receive clear, easy–to–understand notifications when new spyware threats are detected Additional Highlights Even easier to use We performed extensive user interaction testing and refined the Spy Sweeper interface to make it even easier for users of all technical abilities to stay protected. Advanced users continue to have the power to configure the program to suit their unique needs, while new users can breeze through the straightforward setup and menus. The new interface sets the standard in ease–of–use and efficiency for spyware removal programs. Commanding spyware detection and removal Spyware programs are known to mutate quickly. Spy Sweeper uses adaptive definition technology for detecting spyware mutations that haven't yet received a defense definition. This is yet another benefit of having the world's best spyware research team on your side. More powerful blocking defenses Enhanced Smart Shields prevent highly developed spyware programs from ever installing on your PC. You’ll receive valuable action alerts to any changes in your computer’s core functions, including startup, memory and Internet security settings. New keylogger shield A keylogger can record all keystrokes on your computer, including usernames, passwords, credit card numbers, e–mail content, instant message conversations and other typed material. Spy Sweeper prevents keyloggers from operating so your personal information is safe from these malicious threats. Smarter spy installation shield The enhanced Spy Installation shield offers "on access" spyware scanning for all files attempting to download to your PC. Spy Sweeper scans all downloads and if senses spyware, it will prevent its installation. The program in question is sent to quarantine for you to deal with later. Enhanced rootkit discovery methods Malicious spyware uses rootkit technology to bury its files deep within your PC. Spy Sweeper finds and destroys these programs with robust rootkit discovery methods, a feature many other anti–spyware programs lack.