Anti-virus expert claims spyware does not exist

Friday, 4 March 2005, 3:00 PM EST

Kaspersky, head of his self-titled company, claimed spyware has been around for years, and recent scare stories are simply the result of marketing men profiteering.

"The term spyware is basically a marketing gimmick," said Kaspersky on the company weblog. "Just to separate new ersatz-security products from traditional ones, just to push almost zero-value products to the security market."

By David Quainton at SC Magazine.

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