Microsoft takes aim at malware

Tuesday, 5 October 2004, 2:16 PM EST

Microsoft is developing a product to remove adware and malicious software from PCs, the company's chairman and chief software architect Bill Gates has revealed.

Gates prides himself on never having been infected by a computer virus. But he has been forced to remove malware from his home PC, which has led to the new project.

By Tom Sanders at vnunet.

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