Shavlik NetChk Spyware Looks Up Threats

By Andrew Garcia  |  Posted 2005-10-03 Print this article Print

Shavlik NetChk Spyware shows great promise but eWEEK Labs' tests show its immature scanning and detection could stand some improvement

Shavlik NetChk Spyware, Shavlik Technologies LLCs initial foray into spyware defense, shows great promise with an easy-to-deploy architecture and in-depth manageability and control—but eWEEK Labs tests show its immature scanning and detection could stand some improvement.

Click here to read the full review of Shavlik NetChk Spyware.

Andrew cut his teeth as a systems administrator at the University of California, learning the ins and outs of server migration, Windows desktop management, Unix and Novell administration. After a tour of duty as a team leader for PC Magazine's Labs, Andrew turned to system integration - providing network, server, and desktop consulting services for small businesses throughout the Bay Area. With eWEEK Labs since 2003, Andrew concentrates on wireless networking technologies while moonlighting with Microsoft Windows, mobile devices and management, and unified communications. He produces product reviews, technology analysis and opinion pieces for, eWEEK magazine, and the Labs' Release Notes blog. Follow Andrew on Twitter at andrewrgarcia, or reach him by email at

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