Microsoft sues spyware vendor. One point for the consumer!

Antispyware Company Sued Under Spyware Law

 

Microsoft, Washington state attorney general claim company’s product actually makes computers less secure.


Robert McMillan, IDG News Service

Thursday, January 26, 2006

Microsoft and the Washington state attorney general have filed lawsuits against antispyware software vendor Secure Computer, alleging that the White Plains, New York, company’s Spyware Cleaner software not only fails to remove spyware as advertised, but makes changes to users’ computers that make them less secure.


http://www.pcworld.com/news/article/0,aid,124508,tk,dn012606X,00.asp

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