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descriptionWhat's the difference between Adware, Spyware and Malware?

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Can someone explain this, please? Thank you.

descriptionRe: What's the difference between Adware, Spyware and Malware?

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Adware - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adware

spyware - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spyware

malware - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malware

descriptionRe: What's the difference between Adware, Spyware and Malware?

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Adware = Advertisement programs installed to constantly show or display unwanted ad's. Can be considered a forum of spyware.

Spyware = Program installed to monitor and record personal records and sent to a remote computer.

Malware = The general term for malicious software or any program to be used for a form of cyber-crime.

descriptionRe: What's the difference between Adware, Spyware and Malware?

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Nicely put!

descriptionRe: What's the difference between Adware, Spyware and Malware?

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Buttons wrote:
Adware = Advertisement programs installed to constantly show or display unwanted ad's. Can be considered a forum of spyware.


Can't edit my post, but it's a form of spyware not forum. Goofy

descriptionRe: What's the difference between Adware, Spyware and Malware?

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Malware is a very general phrase for programs that deliberately damages, restricts, adjusts, or halts your computer from employed properly. Adware exhibitions advertisements administered to your one-by-one preferences based on websites you travelled to online, one-by-one buying choices and the configuration of your computer’s hardware and software.Spyware is following software that hides itself (runs in the background) and accumulates information without the computer owner's or user's knowledge
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