Saturday, February 04, 2006
Spyware Poses a Significant Threat
A amazing, recent University of Washington study of more than 20 million Internet addresses has found that spyware is driving computer users insane. The researchers found that more than one in 20 executable files carried spyware, while one in 62 domains attempt to forcibly upload spyware for users who merely visit a site. Piggybacked spyware appeared most frequently on celebrity and game Web sites.