Groups Target Another Spyware Operator is the latest alleged spyware operator to get caught in the crosshairs of consumer and advocacy groups.

The Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) and are expected to file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Thursday claiming the site's free plugin installation contains adware and Trojan horse applications.

In addition, the complaint claims the free download disables the Windows firewall, changes homepage settings, sabotages valid Web addresses for legitimate security companies and impairs the performance of computers. Groups Target Another Spyware Operator

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 6th December 2006 11:27PM