According to the FTC, the spyware was "very difficult for users to remove or uninstall". The Commission added that Google, Microsoft and Webroot had assisted in the investigation, without giving details.
An FTC spokesman said the Commission is "seeking a preliminary injunction against the defendants" and expects a hearing in the LA court soon.
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