Industry group defines spyware

Friday, 28 October 2005, 3:58 AM EST

A new coalition of technology companies and public interest organizations has hit some early milestones in its effort to combat spyware. On Thursday, the Anti-Spyware Coalition published two documents that the group hopes will take the computer security industry a step closer toward agreeing on a set of best practices for stopping this type of annoying and invasive software.

By Robert McMillan at InfoWorld.

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