Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

newbie here...


  • Please log in to reply
7 replies to this topic

#1 mysteriouscry

mysteriouscry

  • Members
  • 22 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:09:21 AM

Posted 27 January 2009 - 07:20 PM

Just want to ask if there is any difference between a spyware and malware...
Success is simply a matter of luck,ask any failure...-Anonymous

Posted Image

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


#2 RedDawn

RedDawn

  • Members
  • 454 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Not Telling
  • Local time:06:21 AM

Posted 27 January 2009 - 07:35 PM

Hi mysteriouscry,

Spyware Definition

Malware Definition


Hope this helps :thumbsup: .

Edited by RedDawn, 27 January 2009 - 07:39 PM.


#3 mysteriouscry

mysteriouscry
  • Topic Starter

  • Members
  • 22 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:09:21 AM

Posted 27 January 2009 - 07:41 PM

what about adware?!is it different from the other 2?!
Success is simply a matter of luck,ask any failure...-Anonymous

Posted Image

#4 RedDawn

RedDawn

  • Members
  • 454 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Not Telling
  • Local time:06:21 AM

Posted 27 January 2009 - 07:49 PM

Adware Definition.

:thumbsup:

#5 mysteriouscry

mysteriouscry
  • Topic Starter

  • Members
  • 22 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:09:21 AM

Posted 27 January 2009 - 07:55 PM

Thanks for the help... :thumbsup:
Success is simply a matter of luck,ask any failure...-Anonymous

Posted Image

#6 RedDawn

RedDawn

  • Members
  • 454 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Not Telling
  • Local time:06:21 AM

Posted 27 January 2009 - 09:10 PM

You're very welcome :thumbsup: .

#7 quietman7

quietman7

    Bleepin' Janitor


  • Global Moderator
  • 51,754 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Virginia, USA
  • Local time:01:21 AM

Posted 28 January 2009 - 02:38 PM

What is a Virus?
What is a backdoor Trojan?
What is a Botnet?
What is a Network Worm?
r00tkit Analysis: What Is A Rootkit?

Learning and Classification of Malware Behavior
Classic Viruses and Infection Methods
Understanding Viruses and Virus Types
Trojan White Paper
.
.
Windows Insider MVP 2017-2018
Microsoft MVP Reconnect 2016
Microsoft MVP Consumer Security 2007-2015 kO7xOZh.gif
Member of UNITE, Unified Network of Instructors and Trusted Eliminators

If I have been helpful & you'd like to consider a donation, click 38WxTfO.gif

#8 Animal

Animal

    Bleepin' Animinion


  • Site Admin
  • 35,758 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Where You Least Expect Me To Be
  • Local time:10:21 PM

Posted 28 January 2009 - 05:15 PM

And for future reference when you need to have the answer right away on terms and definitions.
Webopedia The online dictionary and search engine for computer and Internet technology definitions.

The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.
Andrew Brown (1938-1994)


A learning experience is one of those things that say, "You know that thing you just did? Don't do that." Douglas Adams (1952-2001)


"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination circles the world." Albert Einstein (1879-1955)


Follow BleepingComputer on: Facebook | Twitter | Google+




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users