Definition of badware in English:

badware

Syllabification: bad·ware
Pronunciation: /ˈbadˌwe(ə)r
 
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noun

  • Software that has been installed on a computer without a user’s knowledge or control.
    More 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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