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Spyware Downtime

The blog below was originally published in  Soles of Silk's  Column section. It was archived and then republished here in 2016. I've been on many computers that were full of more spyware than personal files. A little over a year ago, when I was still using my Mac (I loathed PC and swore I'd never have one), I just couldn't figure out how that much spyware could find its way onto someone's PC. Well, I got attacked by the spyware asshats on Tuesday, and man, I was so pissed I almost burned off the site folder and wiped the system. Here is how it happened: Being a foot fetish web site owner and a fan of female feet, I sometimes go all around the web and see what is happening in the world of feet. Well, I just so happened to fall into one of those link traps where you get nothing but link site upon link site coming up on your screen. When I got that all straight there was a window with what looked like a nice foot clip staring at me. Like a dumb ass, I clicked it and i