We ran across a pretty good explanation of this today and want to share with all our readers.

 

Spyware and viruses are both forms of unwanted or malicious software, sometimes called "malware." You can use Microsoft Security Essentials to protect yourself from both.

What’s the difference?

Click on the link below to find out more.

 

http://www.microsoft.com/protect/terms/spywarevirus.aspx

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