What is spyware? The industry can't agree

Monday, 27 June 2005, 5:09 PM EST

Many anti-spyware programs scour computer hard drives for those data-tracking files called cookies that we often get from Web visits. Microsoft's tool does not. And there are disputes aplenty about whether certain widely used advertising programs circulating on the Internet are clean of spyware.

At Security Pipeline.

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