Following the footsteps of Microsoft, Trend Micro announced on Monday that its U.S. division will acquire Intermute, a developer of anti-spyware programs, to strengthen its suite of security products. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Microsoft late last year acquired Giant Software in order to fight the increasing problem of spyware on Windows machines. The acquisition of the company led to the release of Microsoft Anti-Spyware Beta in early January.
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