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Spyware

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posted on 29.01.2019, 00:00 by Kenneth HowahKenneth Howah
Spyware is a growing problem in computing due to its potential for privacy breaches, the theft of valuable data including personal identification information, and facilitating the commission of other cybercrimes. This entry explains key facts about spyware, explores several reasons why users fall victim to it, and concludes with a brief discussion of current defences.

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Editor

Warf B

Parent Title

The SAGE Encyclopedia of the Internet

Volume

3

Start Page

1

End Page

1

ISBN-13

9781473926615

Publisher

SAGE Publications

Place of Publication

London, UK

Peer Reviewed

No

Open Access

Yes

External Author Affiliations

none

Era Eligible

No

Number of Chapters

1

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