Hotbar bows to low risk adware label

Monday, 27 February 2006, 5:10 PM EST

Symantec has settled a lawsuit with Hotbar.com over the security firm's right to label the Hotbar application as low risk adware and remove it from users' systems.

Under the terms of the settlement, Hotbar acknowledges that Symantec's security software will detect the application, brand it as 'low risk' and assist users in removing it.

At vnunet.

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