Browser hijackings upset security pundits
Source: News.com - Posted by Ryan W. Maple   
Hacks/Cracks Web surfers are in a tug-of-war for control of their home page settings, fighting off increasingly aggressive tactics by Net businesses and online marketers aimed at commandeering first rights to consumers' browsers. Unsuspecting consumers who install software, open attachments or merely . . . Web surfers are in a tug-of-war for control of their home page settings, fighting off increasingly aggressive tactics by Net businesses and online marketers aimed at commandeering first rights to consumers' browsers. Unsuspecting consumers who install software, open attachments or merely visit certain Web sites can find themselves tethered to an unwanted start page every time they log on to the Net. Security experts say the practice is on the rise, but few people are technically savvy enough to understand what's actually going on when browser settings are switched.

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