Yahoo enhances toolbar with antispyware tool

Monday, 9 August 2004, 11:59 AM EST

After several months of testing, Yahoo Inc. this week released an enhanced version of its Internet-services toolbar that now comes with a feature for removing often unwanted software such as spyware and adware.

As users surf the Web, these types of programs are often downloaded automatically to their machines without their consent and knowledge and perform unwanted actions, such as tracking users' Web usage and launching pop-up ads.

By Juan Carlos Perez at Info World.

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