A computer program that caches advertising on personal computers from an Internet-connected server and then displays the advertising when certain linked programs are being used.
More example sentences
- Many programs that surreptitiously access the Internet - such as ‘adbots’ - go undetected by users.
- If you have a couple of adbots loaded onto your computer, you usually won't experience many problems.
- Secondly, I knew that sooner or later the adbots would find the forum and I'd have to close it down anyway.
blend of ad(vertising) and (ro)bot.