Microsoft has denied Windows 8 SmartScreen is spying after research by Nadim Kobeissi indicated otherwise."Whether it's "spying" or not, Microsoft is collecting certain information with SmartScreen ó the key is what's done with it: The article quotes a Microsoft spokesperson: "We donít use this data to identify, contact or target advertising to our users and we donít share it with third parties."

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