Webroot Spy Sweeper

Webroot Spy Sweeper safely and thoroughly detects and removes traces of spyware including Trojans, adware, keyloggers and system monitoring tools. One of the best features of Spy Sweeper is it's ability to actively protect you from Spyware before infection. This feature will refuse any installations of malicious applications, keep your browser safe from any unwanted changes and will continue to defeat any new Spyware by updating its known spyware list so you can rest easy.

Using new patent-pending removal technology, Spy Sweeper effectively disables the most sophisticated and debilitating spyware programs, including threats that employ "rootkit technology" to evade detection and removal and continue wreaking havoc with your PC. This advanced and highly effective technology saves you time and effort by removing even the most vicious spyware threats in one sweep. Spy Sweeper uses FlexDef technology to identify and defeat emerging spyware threats without having a direct match to an existing spyware definition or signature. Using this technology, Spy Sweeper is able to dynamically defend against threats as they emerge.

More than a dozen Smart Shields provide the most advanced proactive spyware protection by blocking attempted spyware installations before they happen so your system stays free from spyware's damaging effects. Detected spyware programs are rated by risk level to help you understand the danger that each spyware threat poses to your security. Plus, Spy Sweeper gives you a quick overview of each threat, what it does, and its potential danger. Spyware programs morph frequently. Spy Sweeper keeps you protected against these threats with frequent and automated updates to its definition database.

Spy Sweeper is frequently updated to provide you with the most advanced and effective spyware protection. As a Spy Sweeper customer, you receive these updates to our software absolutely FREE. When you buy Spy Sweeper for your computer, its protection covers all users on that PC. Spy Sweeper is managed by a primary user, but all users can customize Spy Sweeper for their individual use, combining maximum protection with ultimate flexibility. Spy Sweeper continues to earn wide-spread acclaim for its user-friendly interface and usability. With an easy-to-use console and customizable options, Spy Sweeper makes defeating spyware a breeze.

Webroot regularly provides essential information about spyware – right within your Spy Sweeper application. You can stay informed about the latest online threats. Spy Sweeper is backed by knowledgeable and friendly customer support technicians to help you through even the toughest spyware problems. Unlike many of our competitors, we offer this online and phone support absolutely FREE. Webroot always stands behind its products, which is why all of our products are backed by a 30-day money-back guarantee. No questions asked.

Dedicated to combating spyware since its inception, Webroot Software understands the complexity of spyware and has designed Spy Sweeper with the most advanced blocking, detection and removal capabilities on the market.

Some of the best features of Webroot Spy Sweeper are:

  • Enhanced Blocking – Spy Sweeper uses 16 advanced Smart Shields, including ActiveX, Toolbar, and Spy Communications shields that block new spyware installations so you can have the peace of mind you deserve knowing you've got proactive, always-on protection.

  • Deepest Detection – Using state-of-the-art spyware research methods that identify new spyware threats before they are widely distributed, Spy Sweeper ensures you have the most powerful and up-to-date protection against new emerging spyware threats.

  • Unrivaled Removal – Spy Sweeper's Comprehensive Removal Technology (CRT) is the backbone behind the most advanced spyware removal engine in the industry. CRT deletes the toughest spyware programs in just one sweep – even removing mutated or "rootkit" spies, some of the nastiest next-generation spyware threats.

  • Frequent Upgrades – And to ensure you have the most advanced spyware protection available, we upgrade Spy Sweeper up to four times a year, and provide those upgrades to our customers absolutely FREE.

  • Unmatched Support – As a Spy Sweeper customer, you can rest assured that you always have back up. Our expert and friendly support team is there to answer any questions you have. And contrary to most software providers who charge for support, we provide ours absolutely FREE!

The minimum requirements of Webroot Spy Sweeper are:

  • Windows 98 SE, 2000, Me or XP
  • 300 Mhz processor
  • 25 MB hard drive space
  • 128 MB RAM
  • Supports Internet Explorer
Review by Jared Moya

Webroot Spy Sweeper has an average rating 2.0 out of 5 based on 2 user ratings.