Industry Comment: Spyware: spying into the New Year

December 2005
MarketWatch: Global Round-up;Dec2005, Vol. 4 Issue 12, p172
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The article presents information related to the spyware infection of computers. The prevalence of spyware by the end of 2005 will bring the message that spyware is a real threat that needs to be addressed. If this message is understood and acted upon, 2006 could bring some serious and practicable solutions from vendors in the marketplace. In October, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission demonstrated its recognition of the threat posed by spyware, telling a U.S. senate committee that spyware and other malware can not only slow down a computer's performance but also result in the loss of sensitive data.


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