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badware

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Pronunciation: /ˈbadwɛː
 
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Definition of badware in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Software that has been installed on a computer without a user’s knowledge or control.
Example sentences
  • Going forward, StopBadware will play even more of a role as the hub of communication and collaboration among organizations committed to fighting badware.
  • One popular way that badware inveigles its way on to your machine is via a tiny bit of obfuscated Javascript on a web page.
  • "However, we have found that Web site owners are often not aware that their sites contain or link to badware."

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