Stopping spyware

Check your computer for harmful intruders

Spyware can significantly slow down your computer, inundate you with popup ads, cause mysterious problems, and even steal your identity. To prevent further infection, you should consider one of the following free programs:*

Ad-Aware

Spybot-Search & Destroy

HijackThis

SpywareBlaster

Microsoft Windows AntiSpyware

After you cleaned your system of spyware, you'll experience more enjoyable online travels to stcu.org and other websites.

Bandaging your Internet Explorer*

If you'd rather keep using Internet Explorer, but want to avoid future spyware and popup problems, try this:

*STCU does not endorse any of the software described on this page. However, as a service to our members, we strongly recommend that you consider your available options to protect yourself from exposure to harmful spyware.