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Top companies sponsors spyware unwittingly

Discussion in 'General Webmaster Helpdesk' started by temi, May 17, 2005.

  1. temi

    temi Facilitator Webmaster

    Blue-chip companies are sponsoring more than TV shows and golf tournaments to promote their products: They are inadvertently underwriting computer spyware too.

    Larry Ingram found that out last month after spyware infested computers owned by Minnesota's Hennepin County. The uninvited software spewed ads for such companies as car maker Mercedes-Benz and online travel agency Travelocity.com.

    Source/full story: latimes.com/business/la-fi-sponsor9may09.story
  2. Paul_KY

    Paul_KY New Member Webmaster

  3. Duke

    Duke Guest

    Quite honestly, I'm not sure that all the companies that "unwittingly sponsor spyware" are 100% completely innocent but then again that's my opinion.

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