Typical examples of spyware
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A few examples of common spyware programs may serve to illustrate the diversity of behaviors found in these attacks. Caveat: As with computer viruses, researchers give names to spyware programs which frequently do not relate to any names that the … Read More

Effects and behaviors of spyware
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Many Internet Explorer add-on toolbars monitor the user’s activity. When installed and run without the user’s consent, such add-ons count as spyware. Here multiple toolbars (including both spyware and innocuous ones) overwhelm an Internet Explorer session. A piece of spyware … 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

Gamblers Anonymous
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Gamblers Anonymous is an international organization of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other to solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.The only requirement for GA membership is … Read More

Compulsive gambling
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Compulsive gambling is an urge or addiction to gamble despite harmful negative consequences or a desire to stop. A preferred term among many professionals is problem gambling, as few people described by the term experience true compulsions in the clinical … Read More