Parasite Check Page
This check started the moment you opened this page in your browser. If you are using the Internet Explorer (IE) browser and you have a known parasite on your PC, it will be described right between the "BEGIN CHECK " and "END CHECK" phrases. If there is nothing printed between these two phrases, then congratulations you are probably parasite-free. :)
What are parasites?
First, there are no parasites on Simslice, so you can feel safe browsing our site. We also accept no responsibility for anything resulting from using this page or any other information/program linked here.
The information below is summarized from http://www.doxdesk.com/parasite/ , please visit this helpful website for additional information if needed.
Parasite is a shorthand term for unsolicited commercial software that is, a program that gets installed on your computer which you never asked for, and which does something you probably dont want it to, for someone elses profit. IE users are most vulnerable to parasites; as such the check above will only work for IE users.
The parasite problem has grown enormously recently, and many millions of computers are affected. Unsolicited commercial software can typically:
Where do Parasites come from?
There are three major ways unsolicited commercial software can make its way on to your machine:
Why doesnt my anti-virus software detect this?
Technically, most unsolicited commercial software isnt viral: it doesnt spread from computer to computer, it just installs and runs on one system. For this reason there are now a number of anti-parasite packages around that work as a complement to anti-virus software.
Visit and.doxdesk.com for links to anti-parasite software and additional information about this menace.
Visit Lavasoft for a free download of Ad-Aware, a great tool for removing most forms of spyware!
SpyBot-Search & Destroy is another helpful site, but I haven't tried them personally yet.
Microsoft Updates - Usually has patches for IE users, which may close "holes" that spyware can exploit.