Court shuts down alleged spyware operation

Tuesday, 14 November 2006, 12:23 AM EST

A U.S. district court has shut down a Web operation that is accused of secretly loading spyware and other malevolent software onto millions of computers after promising users free screensavers and video files.

Judge Howard McKibben of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada issued a temporary restraining order against ERG Ventures LLC and an affiliate Oct. 31, and an FTC complaint seeks a permanent injunction against the company and affiliate.

At InfoWorld.

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