What is an adware?
An adware is a software, that supports and provides advertisements. These advertisements are the source of revenues for their author.
Adware software is often downloaded together with different programs and people usually do not realize it. It is automatically included in the installation. An Adware software can also be known as malware or spyware, because it collects information about the user and then shows undesired advertisements.
Frequently asked questions
Is adware malware?
Adware is a type of malware that displays unwanted advertisements on a user’s computer. These ads often appear in the form of pop-ups or pop-unders.
Can adware harm your pc?
Adware can potentially harm your computer by installing itself without your knowledge and slowing down your computer's performance.
What does adware do?
Adware is a type of software that automatically displays or downloads advertising material when a user accesses the internet.