Know About Malware

What is Malware, Malware -short for MALicious softWARE- is a term used to broadly classify a form of software which is installed in a computer system mostly without the owners permission with malicious intentions. It includes Trojans, viruses, key loggers, malicious active content, rogue programs and dialers among others.

There is another form of software which may be termed as "Trackware", -because they track, store and analyze your browsing patterns thereby compromising your privacy on the World Wide Web. They are probably less malicious, but unwanted at the same time. It includes Spyware, Web bugs, tracking cookies, and "forced" adware.
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