RSS to carry spyware before end of year

Tuesday, 14 June 2005, 4:18 AM EST

By the end of the year, spyware programs will have tripled in number, put Firefox in their sights, and have turned to RSS to distribute its key loggers and ad spawners, a security expert said Friday.

Richard Stiennon, director of threat research at anti-spyware software vendor Webroot, first presented his six predictions at this week's Gartner IT Security Summit.

By Gregg Keizer at CRN.

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