What is Adware?

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asked Oct 12, 2014 in Internet & websites by durjo (4,210 points)

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answered Oct 12, 2014 by durjo (4,210 points)
Adware is software that, once installed, automatically displays advertisements on a user's computer. The ads may appear in the software itself, integrated into web pages visited by the user, or in pop-ups/pop-unders. Adware installed without the user's permission is a type of malware.

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