Sunday, October 30, 2005

Anti-Spyware Coalition Definitions and Supporting Documents (Anti-Spyware Coalition)

“Spyware has quickly evolved from an online nuisance to one of the most dire threats facing the Internet.

As users struggle to maintain control over their computers, many find themselves trapped in a cyclical battle against programs that install themselves without warning, open dangerous security holes and reinstall themselves after they've been deleted.

The worst of these programs allow online criminals to hijack users' sensitive personal information at will.”