Essays Tagged: "Adware"

Is spyware, which is a type of advertising on the internet could be illegal?

Spyware known as Advertising Supported software (Adware) is a way for the authors of an online downloadable product to make money without selling it ... er's are currently using free programs that eliminate spyware such as Spybot Search and Destroy and Adware 5.0 and 6.0. These programs searches for any spyware related content and automatically delete ...

(2 pages) 87 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science


g your permission. Spyware is often associated with software that displays advertisements, known as adware. Adware is considered any software application in which advertising banners are displayed whi ... d any software application in which advertising banners are displayed while the program is running. Adware runs, by "collecting information about the user in order to display advertisements in the Web ...

(2 pages) 41 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Malicious Code

author of four newsletters. He is active in Internet World Marketing, and Internet Market Research..Adware:-Adware is advertising-supported software that displays pop-up advertisements whenever the pr ... or the company. Although seemingly harmless (aside from intrusiveness and annoyance of pop-up ads), adware can install components onto your computer that track personal information (including your age ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

The Affects of the Personal Computer

he workplace and its intentions can be affected negatively. Hackers along with spying software like Adware and Spyware can invade your privacy and potentially "fish" your credit card information and r ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

All About Computer Viruses

ter users to remotely control your computer via a local area network or the Internet. Besides that, Adware work through internet browsing. Adware often revolves around targeted advertising based upon ... even be aware that the pop-ups are not coming from the actual web site visited itself but from the Adware software running locally on your machine. Moreover, Spyware is software that tracks your acti ...

(9 pages) 26 1 4.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science