Definitions

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  • adj. Designed or intended to combat or eliminate spyware on a computer system

Etymologies

anti- +‎ spyware (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Some who used certain antispyware software to remove the programs installed by the Sony BMG CDs ended up with a glitch that disabled their CD-ROM drives.

    Boing Boing

  • Even including the fact that some of these so called antispyware programs themselves are malware.

    Fileforum

  • Security experts say people can avoid this by keeping their antivirus and antispyware software updated and by avoiding downloading files from unknown websites and email senders.

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  • Hopefully you have purchased a Security Suite (antivirus, firewall, antispyware, etc) from a RELIABLE vendor (like McAfee) and have it properly configured and automatically updating … if so, you probably would not have been infected …

    SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles - Part 111

  • The rogue also uses this method of running to block the ability to run any programs, including antivirus and antispyware applications.

    How To Remove XP AntiSpyware | Lifehacker Australia

  • Also update Windows Defender (anti spyware) and/or get andditional antispyware (I made do with just Windows Defender)

    Windows 7 installation – my experiences and tips

  • And finally, to the person or persons responsible for ms antispyware 2009, I have only this to say: may your toenails shrivel and crack, and turn yellow and crusty and stinky, flaking off into your socks bit by bit until they are all gone, leaving only a suppurating blisters where once they lay.

    Brian Ruckley · Further Book Matters (and a curse)

  • SEO attacks have become very popular with cyber gangs who specialize in redirecting you to online pitches to buy worthless antispyware subsctiptions for $50.

    Hackers poison PCs that Google "March Madness"

  • With respect to your device security, always ensure your antivirus/antispyware software is installed and up-to-date.

    Christopher Burgess: Back to School Safety Tips -- Social Media, Device Security, Malware

  • The laptop program, in its origin, did help us because we could pick a vendor, really understand the hardware platform, and install an image that included antivirus and antispyware.

    Head Of The Class

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