Anti spyware guidelines get final version

A coalition of software companies have agreed on standard methods for identifying and combating spyware, those unwelcome downloads that have plagued Internet users with pop-up ads and other annoyances.

The Anti-Spyware Coalition, whose members include Microsoft, Symantec, Computer Associates, McAfee, AOL and Yahoo, said on Thursday that it has finalised its spyware detection guidelines. The final version takes into account public comments on a proposed version introduced in October. Anti-spyware guidelines get final version: ZDNet Australia: News: Security

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