Tools like these really float our boat. You’re some where doing some work without a USB key or access to your server and you need to get rid of some niggling spyware. What do you do?

Well, why not try an online spyware scanner? These tools, like the Antivirus scanners out there can often help you get stuff done faster and more cheaply.

Here is our list of trustworthy and free online spyware scanners:

Computer Associates’ Pest Patrol.
Panda Software’s ActiveScan.
Trend Micro Anti-Spyware for the Web.
ZoneLabs’ Online Spyware Scanner, for Windows InternetExplorer (requires ActiveX).