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Google Study on the Unwanted Software Industry

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Google has good reason for this research too; both ad injectors and search hijackers cut into Google’s bottom line.

Google published (PDF document) the results of a one-year study on the Unwanted Software industry last week detailing how networks and their products operate. Unwanted software refers to programs that users don’t really need or want, but that get installed anyway on user systems.