97 Percent Fail Spyware Sniff Test

Just 3 out of 100 Internet users are able to sniff out sites ready to drop spyware or adware onto their computers, security company McAfee said Wednesday.

In an online quiz run by McAfee's recently-acquired SiteAdvisor, a service that alerts users of possible spyware- and adware-infecting sites via search results at Google, Yahoo, and MSN, 97 percent of more than 14,000 consumers were fooled by one or more malicious sites. TechWeb | Security | 97 Percent Fail Spyware Sniff Test

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 27th April 2006 12:54AM