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Definition of malware

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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

Definitions include: of the title to an article or webpage, vague enough so that one has to click the title to learn what the destination is actually about.
Definitions include: a test of a new, repaired, or modified piece of electronic equipment whereby power is turned on, and people nearby look for smoke.
Definitions include: acronym for "re-tweet."
Definitions include: "elite".
Definitions include: testing of a software application, performed on devices (such as computers and cell phones) made available to potential purchasers in retail stores.
Definitions include: an emphatic "Okay," via a doubled "k".
Definitions include: broken; ruined.
Definitions include: acronym for "be back later".
Definitions include: shareware software that nags the user if it hasn't yet been purchased.
Definitions include: An annoying fool; idiot. (Used extensively on IRC).
Definitions include: a computer that malfunctions frequently.
Definitions include: shortened form of "message".
Definitions include: acronym for "best friend(s) for life".
Definitions include: features added to something to make it nicer, but which don't affect the core functionality.
Definitions include: in a discussion forum, an acrimonious dispute.

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Other terms relating to 'software':

Definitions include: software still under copyright, but which is no longer distributed, sold, or supported.
Definitions include: legitimate software that is free to use, but displays advertising.
Definitions include: a type of shareware that interrupts use of the software to display a message asking the user to "register" the software (i.e. pay for it.)
Definitions include: computer software that occupies too many resources due to its preponderance of features.
Definitions include: a form of shareware where, in lieu of the "registration" fee, the author asks that users donate to a charity.
Definitions include: a form of shareware where, in lieu of the "registration" fee, the author asks that users donate to a charity.
Definitions include: software that has had features disabled to entice people to upgrade to a for-pay or more expensive version.
Definitions include: "Freeware" was originally the trademark of "PC-Talk" author Andrew Fluegelman.
Definitions include: shareware that uses guilt to encourage users to pay the "registration" cost.
Definitions include: shareware software that nags the user if it hasn't yet been purchased.
Definitions include: a type of shareware that only requires users to send a postcard to the author in order to purchase it.
Definitions include: software that is free to share with others and is - at least initially - free to use.
Definitions include: software that was purchased or written, but never used.
Definitions include: low-quality software.
Definitions include: software delivered in physical form.

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