Adware, Pornware and Riskware include legitimately developed programs that – in some circumstances – can be used to pose specific threats to computer users (including acting as spyware).

Although many of these programs are likely to have been developed and distributed by legitimate companies, they may include functions that some malware creators choose to use for malicious or illegal purposes.

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