11/11/2005

Spyware Maker Sues Detection Firm

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 7:23 am

ZDnet reports that RetroCoder, makers of the SpyMon remote monitoring program, are suing Sunbelt Software, makers of ConterSpy, a spyware detector program, for detecting the SpyMon as spyware. According to the EULA, SpyMon can not be used in ‘anti-spyware research,’ and detecting it is therefore a violation of it. ‘In order to add our product to their list, they must have downloaded it and then examined it. These actions are forbidden by the notice,’ a RetroCoder spokesperson said

Source: Slashdot

 

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