Antivirus specialist Trend Micro on Wednesday said it has acquired HijackThis, a tool used to remove spyware from Windows PCs.

HijackThis is a free tool developed by Dutch student Merijn
Bellekom. The tool is mostly used by technical users to pinpoint
spyware infections on Windows machines and help remove them. It has
been downloaded more than 10 million times, according to Trend Micro.

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