Is it spyware or adware?

Friday, 8 July 2005, 10:08 AM EST

"People are used to antivirus programs where everything is black and white. Spyware and adware fall more into a gray area," said Kraig Lane, Symantec's product manager. Symantec's new Norton Internet Security AntiSpyware Edition labels some adware "low risk" and recommends that users leave it alone, instead of deleting it.

By Jeff Gelles at TechNewsWorld.

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