- ad + -ware (Wiktionary)
“The problem is the muddled use of the term adware on the part of the AG in the settlement that seems to conflate adware and spyware, two very different things.”
“The term adware and spyware are often used interchangeably.”
“Just 1 gram of Real Player with 4 grams of adware is a good dietary source of Slowdown.”
“A lot of spyware and adware is downloaded as ActiveX controls.”
“Note that you can manually unistall the adware from the latest oficial release, but when you restart eXeem, it _helpfuly_ reinstalls the adware (cydoor I think ...)”
“The company started developing a type of malicious software known as adware that hackers install on PCs, where they served up pop-up ads for travel services, pornography, discounted drugs and other products, including its flawed antivirus software.”
“Web surfers visiting these sites can unwittingly become infected with so-called adware that spawns annoying advertisements and which can be used to secretly track a user's web-surfing habits.”
“This is a great video player, and I have used the free version for years, but now that the 1.38.828 version incorporates SAVE adware, which is mandatory install, I cannot recommend this software to anyone.”
“Dana Todd, SiteLab's impish founding partner and ever a voice of dissent, put it nicely: "I find it particularly ironic that this session is not called adware / spyware buys," a name commonly given to behavioral panels two years ago.”
“These applications, classified as adware by PandaLabs, pass themselves off as antivirus utilities and often appear on the Internet as free downloads.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘adware’.
Shareware and its friends.
Buzzwords of our time
Computer-related words ending with -ware
all of these are from 7 English
dictionaries and Macquarie dictionary
I havent listed capitalized ones yet
but Viagra would be one and common
words like sterling a sub-machi...
Hopefully, I'll be using this site for more than one year. It will be fun then to look back and see what new words I found worthy of notice in any given year.
All words spotted in 2008...
Looking for tweets for adware.