adware

(redirected from anti-malware)
Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia.

ad·ware

 (ăd′wâr′)
n.
Software downloaded from the internet that displays advertisements on personal computers, often without the user's permission.

adware

(ˈædˌwɛə)
n
1. (Computer Science) a type of computer software that collects information about a user's browsing patterns in order to display relevant advertisements in his or her Web browser
2. (Computer Science) computer software that is given to a user with advertisements already embedded
Translations
References in periodicals archive ?
ValidEdge will show the MIS 1200, a new class of anti-malware analysis solution.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-27 August 2008-AVG's Chief Technology Officer appointed to board of Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization(C)1994-2008 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
com)-- ValidEdge today announced that it is unveiling its new Network Malware Security (NMS) system, a new class of anti-malware security solution, at RSA Conference 2011.
brMr Kemei noted that cyber-attack risks had been fueled by the increased offers of free anti-malware products by vendors.