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Wares

An informal word for goods for sale.
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Typhoid adware is designed for public places where people bring their laptops," says Aycock.
Graham Titterington, principal analyst at IT industry research house Ovum, says blocking adware is a legitimate aim.
Adware, viruses and Trojans now exhibit many of the same characteristics, meaning that products designed only to protect against adware should be treated with a healthy degree of skepticism.
Nine out of ten infected URL's in YouTube contain this typed of adware, Khetarpal says.
Unchecky's unique ability to stop crapware from being installed, coupled with Reason's capacity to detect malware and adware threats that traditional AV products miss, will significantly help protect our customers from the growing trends in bundleware.
The adware had been intended as a technology to help users
On Saturday, Lenovo issued a statement saying the company "did not know about this potential security vulnerability," and admitted it was the company's mistake in allowing the adware to slip the net, ZDnet reported.
Trend says it's analysed adware for what it considers clear privacy violations, and some of these adware suppliers are not pleased to be named as "aggressive Android adware" and their lawyers are sending threatening letters to Trend Micro.
The guidelines could encourage industry "best practices" that developers of adware and other programs could follow to avoid getting flagged by anti-spyware vendors.
At the heart of the problem is Adware, which is bandwidth consuming, presents privacy and security concerns, can cause stability and performance problems where it is installed and is distracting to employees.
While the instances of adware increased month-over-month through the first half of 2004, the third quarter began to show a slight decrease in the instances of each adware category.
It's a security risk many businesses don't know how to control what information goes out," says Ryan, who notes that hackers can exploit the adware or spyware program intended to transmit simple marketing data.