Spyware fight attracts a crowd


Four groups have sprung up to fight the insidious software that pops up ads on screens or spies on PC users. Is that too much of a good thing?

Last month, the number of efforts to fight adware and spyware doubled with the announcement of two new initiatives: Spywaretesting.org, a consortium of antivirus companies, and StopBadware.org, an initiative led by two universities. These join the Trusted Download Program and the Anti-Spyware Coalition, both formed last year. Spyware fight attracts a crowd | CNET News.com

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