Quiz reveals spyware chicanery

Friday, 17 March 2006, 12:23 AM EST

Security vendor SiteAdvisor unveiled an online quiz Wednesday that tests consumers' ability to spot sites hosting spyware and adware.

Dubbed "Spyware Quiz" by SiteAdvisor, the 12-URL test covers five categories of sites notorious for distributing adware and spyware, including those dedicated to screensavers, smileys (emoticons), games, musical lyrics, and file sharing.

At InformationWeek.

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