Blue Coat: Make spyware unprofitable

A senior executive from the security vendor believes legislation won't curb the spyware problem; says that the only way is to ensure it is no longer profitable.

The surefire way to eradicate spyware is to take away its profit motive, according to a top official from security vendor Blue Coat. Speaking on the sidelines of the Asian Internet Security Summit last week, Nigel Hawthorn, Blue Coat's vice president for international channels and marketing, noted that until the day spyware becomes unprofitable, crime syndicates will continue to propagate spyware. ZDNet India > Insight > security > Blue Coat: Make spyware unprofitable

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