Spyware's Growing Arsenal

Spyware's threat is getting nastier. Infection rates are on the rise, in part thanks to the surging popularity of social networking sites like MySpace.com.

That's the assessment of Webroot, a leading vendor of anti spyware software, which released the latest quarterly update of its State of Spyware report. ..."We're finding that the social-networking sites like MySpace are turning out to be hotbeds for spyware," CEO Dave Moll says. "People are creating multiple profiles, and the links on their sites will take you to sites that will either download or drive-by download adware and spyware." Spyware's Growing Arsenal

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