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A user on your network is suddenly inundated with pop-up advertisements on his mobile device. You think his device might have spyware. According to the best practices for malware removal, what should you install on his device to lessen this threat?

A Anti-malware software.

In addition to viruses, malware comes in a variety of other forms. While an antivirus program will scan for viruses, anti-malware programs are a superset of virus scanners that seek for more than simply common viruses. They can also scan for malware such as adware, spyware, and ransomware. Proxy servers and firewalls can be utilized to lessen attacks; however, they likely won't be installed on the mobile device. The seven steps involved in removing malware are:
1. Examine and confirm the signs of malware.
2. Put infected systems in quarantine.
3. Disable Windows' System Restore.
4. Remediate infected systems.
a. Update anti-malware software.
b. Use scanning and removal techniques such as safe mode and preinstallation environment.
5. Schedule scans and run updates.
6. Enable System Restore and create a restore point in Windows.
7. Educate the end user.

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