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Spyware is software that sends personal information such as the history of where the user has been online or his or her browsing habits without permission. Adware is software which parasitic in nature and which is generally bundled with software which the victim buys or downloads willingly. Such software may offer a browser plugin or may exploit security holes in the browser of the victim. Both spyware and adware are used for marketing purposes unbeknownst to the victim/user.

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