Malware-Adware-Spyware-Trojans-Virus ?'s

  Fried~Chips 16:57 02 Sep 2008
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Are/ is a Malware/Spyware/Adware a Virus or trojan ? or are these a not a virus?

or are the above a type of Trojan ? which I understand a Trojan is a virus.

interested if someone can explain in english what they are and what catogory.

What does Malware do maybe and what does Adware do etc?

lot of questions I know, but since recent quest trying to help a family friend got me wanting to know more.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:08 02 Sep 2008

click here malware

click here spyware

click here virus

click here_(computing) trojan

click here adware

all except adware are harmful adware may be harmful depending on how it is used.

  Fried~Chips 23:29 02 Sep 2008

It will give me a better understanding, fed up of people asking me what x is and why x is etc.

  Fried~Chips 23:34 02 Sep 2008

Think the trojan horse link was a bad egg, its not computer related.

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