Thursday, December 07, 2006

Spyware fighters go after MP3 search site

CNET "Two antispyware watchdogs are urging federal regulators to take action against a music search Web site that they say is a front for malicious software., registered in Argentina, advertises itself as a search service for music files, but instead tricks people into loading a host of malicious applications onto their PC and opens computers up to further cyberattacks, according to and the Center for Democracy and Technology.
'In the past year, we've come across dozens of malicious programs available on hundreds of Web sites, and without question, the plug-in tops our list of the worst actors,' said John Palfrey, co-director of the StopBadware coalition. "

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