Your least-wanted Mozilla plugin? A virus

Nicholas thinks it's a rotten video plug-in that throws his computer off kilter. Bombarding pop-up windows inspire vigilance in this week's Spyware Horror Story.

Spyware Horror Story

How would you like settling down in your chair to watch a hilarious video just to have it erupt in dozen of pop-ups?

Nicholas didn't like it either, and with some ingenuity, he went after the malware that toppled his king and turned him into a pawn. Are you curious how? Read up in this week's Spyware Horror Story.

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About Jessica Dolcourt

Jessica Dolcourt reviews smartphones and cell phones, covers handset news, and pens the monthly column Smartphones Unlocked. A senior editor, she started at CNET in 2006 and spent four years reviewing mobile and desktop software before taking on devices.