HuntBar
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HuntBar, also called WinTools or Adware.Websearch, is a small family of spyware programs distributed by Traffic Syndicate. It is installed by ActiveX drive-by download at affiliate Web sites, or by advertisements displayed by other spyware programs — an example of … Read More

C2.LOP
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LOP, or Live Online Portal, is an adware component that is installed on computers. Lop.com is a web site owned by C2Media (NOTE: C2 Media is the name of a totally unrelated company from C2Media LTD which owns LOP.com). It … Read More

Loyaltyware
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Loyaltyware is a sub-category of adware. It works around the notion of user “loyalty” by providing incentives in the form of cash, points, airline miles, or other type of goods while shopping. Examples include WebRebates, Top Moxie, and Ebates Moe … Read More

Spyware, “adware”, and tracking
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The term adware frequently refers to any software which displays advertisements, whether or not it does so with the user’s consent. Programs such as the Eudora mail client display advertisements as an alternative to shareware registration fees. These classify as … Read More

Evolution of affiliate marketing
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Amazon at the Affiliate Meet Market Early days In the early days of affiliate marketing, there was very little control over what affiliates were doing, which was abused by a large number of affiliates. Affiliates used false advertisements, trademark bidding … Read More

Adware applications and controversies
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Application Adware is software integrated into or bundled with a program. It is usually seen by the programmer as a way to recover programming development costs, and in some cases it may allow the program to be provided to the … Read More

Adware
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Adware or advertising-supported software is any software package which automatically plays, displays, or downloads advertising material to a computer after the software is installed on it or while the application is being used. An example of mild adware Well-known adware … Read More