Sunbelt Hires Anti-Spyware Expert Howes

Security vendor Sunbelt Software has snapped up anti-spyware expert Eric Howes to head up its team of malware researchers.

Security vendor Sunbelt Software has snapped up anti-spyware expert Eric Howes to head up its team of malware researchers.

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Howes, well-known in security circles for his forensic work on spyware and its malicious mechanisms, has been named director of malware research and will be based in Sunbelts headquarters in Clearwater, Fla.

Howes previously was an instructor at the University of Illinois and has been studying spyware behavior for more than five years.

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