A spyware mystery: who's behind it?

Thursday, 4 November 2004, 9:11 AM EST

In less than two years, CoolWebSearch has become the bane of the computing industry.

Its programmers have managed to reset Web browsers so that searches get rerouted to the CoolWeb search engine. And any time anti-spyware engineers find a way to stop the hijacking, a new variant pops up, sneakier than its predecessor. There are now dozens.

At CNN.

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