Corporate computers plagued by spyware

Thursday, 2 December 2004, 6:08 AM EST

Spyware collects data such as surfing habits, or, more maliciously, records keystrokes in the hope of snagging account passwords.

Webroot tallied the results from enterprises scanning networks for spyware with its free Corporate SpyAudit tool to produce the security business's first ever analysis of sneaky software within corporate networks, said Richard Stiennon, Webroot's vice president of threat research.

By Gregg Keizer at PC Authority.

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