Microsoft will make antispyware software free of charge

Wednesday, 16 February 2005, 1:08 PM EST

Microsoft Corp. will give away software to battle spyware, adware and other privacy-invading pests, company co-founder Bill Gates said Tuesday.

In a speech to security experts, Gates said the programs, which users often accept when they install free software without reading its accompanying licensing agreements, are quickly becoming a major threat to the future of computing.

By Matthew Fordahl at SecurityFocus.

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