Spyware often works by forcing your browser to go to places you would never go.
Foistware in particular often adds toolbars and other software to your system that intercepts what you’re doing and just rudely takes over, sending you to bogus search sites or worse.
PUP is an acronym that stands for Potentially Unwanted Program.
PUP is generally used to refer to programs that are accidentally or surreptitiously downloaded and installed, usually as an unexpected or unwanted side effect of installing something else.
A virus is a computer program written by someone, with the presumed intent of spreading and causing grief.
Like a human virus, a virus makes the infected computer “sick”: it causes poor performance, crashes, lost files and data, or more.
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