Time to blow spyware's cover

Thursday, 2 June 2005, 4:39 AM EST

According to a new article by Sarah Gordon, a principal engineer at Symantec's Security Response headquarters, spyware and adware are causing more headaches among systems managers than badly configured air conditioning units.

Home users will be quick to sympathise, but I would wager that most people who use the internet at work are as aware of any spyware on their machines as the creators of the spyware would hope they are, ie, not at all.

By David Neal at vnunet.

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