One of the biggest problems I have seen recently, both in corporate and home environments, is the unwitting hijacking of users’ computers by various malicious software, some of the most common of which are browser hijackers. This is an article at Wired magazine that should give you pause. You have to be EXTREMELY careful when you go to any website that you don’t know. The next time someone forwards you that funny game that is out there on the Internet, give it a little thought before you actually go get it.
Here is a list of resources that I use to combat spyware and malware on users’ computers: