spyware

What is spyware?

spyware meaning in Internet terms is Definition: Software that is secretly or surreptitiously installed into an information system without the knowledge of the system user or owner.
Related Term(s): keylogger
Adapted from: CNSSI 4009, NIST SP 800-53 Rev 4

 

reference: Glossary | National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies

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