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scumware

An umbrella term for software that performs some unwanted activity on the computer. See spyware, malware, adware and wares.
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Just when you thought it was safe to surf the web once again, out comes a new threat to computer users called Scumware.
Spyware is also known as scumware, exploitationware, and snoopware.
Scumware is a piece of software which alters a user's web browser and turns ordinary words into hyperlinks to an advertiser's website.