Zone Labs offers standalone spyware tool

In addition to spyware protection as part of its security bundles, Zone Labs on Wednesday introduced a standalone antispyware tool.

Joris Evers
Joris Evers Staff Writer, CNET News.com
Joris Evers covers security.
Zone Labs on Wednesday introduced ZoneAlarm Anti-Spyware, a new standalone tool designed to . Zone Labs, which is part of Check Point Software,
already offered spyware protection in its ZoneAlarm Pro and ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite products.

ZoneAlarm Anti-Spyware doesn't just offer scanning and removal capabilities, but is designed to prevent malicious software from installing itself on a PC, Zone Labs said in a statement. The software protects against spyware, Trojans, keyloggers and rootkits, Zone Labs said. ZoneAlarm Anti-Spyware is available in six languages and priced at $29.95. Competing products are offered by a slew of vendors, including Tenebril, Webroot, Sunbelt Software, Computer Associates and Microsoft.