TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Sneaky Spyware Becomes Internet Scourge

Sneaky Spyware Becomes Internet Scourge

Monty Solomon (
Sun, 31 Oct 2004 16:28:51 -0500

By ANICK JESDANUN AP Internet Writer

NEW YORK (AP) -- Spyware, an amorphous class of software that mostly
gets onto computers without their users' knowledge, has become
epidemic in the past year as people spend more time online and spyware
developers get more aggressive. The resource-hungry programs often
render machines unusable.


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