spyware

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From spy +‎ -ware.

Noun[edit]

spyware (uncountable)

  1. (Internet) Programs that surreptitiously monitor and report the actions of a computer user. [from 1990s]
    • 2017 December, Interview with hacktivist Jaromil[1], ArtEZ studium generale, 5:24 from the start:
      In the end of the 90s we call[sic] this software spyware, there was a term for it, and now we don't use this term anymore because most of the software that we use is spyware []

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English spyware.

Noun[edit]

spyware m

  1. (computing) spyware (malicious program that monitors and reports activity)

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English spyware.

Noun[edit]

spyware m (plural spywares)

  1. (computing) spyware (malicious program that monitors and reports activity)

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Slovak[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English spyware.

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spyware m

  1. (computing) spyware (malicious program that monitors and reports activity)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English spyware.

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spyware m (plural spywares)

  1. spyware

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