FTC halts spyware operation

Friday, 5 May 2006, 2:45 AM EST

A U.S. District Court judge has ordered a spyware operation to give up more than $4 million in profits after the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a lawsuit against the company.

The FTC accused the company and an affiliate of deceptively downloading spyware onto computers, changing the computers' settings and hijacking their search engines.

At InfoWorld.

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