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A software application that shows unsolicited advertisements while a program is running is termed as an adware. In most cases, the adware comes implanted inside a free software supported by advertisements. These ads start to show up in pop-up windows or on a toolbar on a computer or browser. Though a few of the adware is genuine and safe, it is annoying to a user as it tends to pop-up frequently. The mysterious ones concentrate on lifting user private data, secretly record the website details that a user visits and record keystrokes. Adware was initially created to target computer users but today it is focused on other mobile devices too, this implies on the adware attacks front too! When an adware is found on a computer or mobile device, it is recommendable to install an adware removal software/virus protection software to have it removed at the earliest. A delayed move can result in losing essential data. READ MORE