Industry experts want federal law to tackle spyware

Friday, 13 May 2005, 5:31 AM EST

Congress should enact a federal law to fight the increasing menace of spyware software and partner with other countries to ensure offenders don't move their businesses offshore, industry experts told a congressional panel Wednesday.

Spyware is a broad term for software that stealthily installs itself on computers and can track Internet action, steal passwords and in extreme cases give a hacker control of the infected computer.

At News-Journal.

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