antispyware

adjective an·ti·spy·ware \ ¦an-tī-¦spī-ˌwer , ¦an-tē- \
variants: or anti-spyware

Definition of antispyware

: relating to or being software designed to detect and remove spyware
  • Both antivirus and antispyware software require regular patching with the current signature files in order to remain effective.
  • —Eric SeagrenSecure Your Network for Free2007

antispyware

or anti-spyware noun
    • Jan should scan her computer for viruses, worms, and spyware using antivirus software and antispyware.
    • —Kenneth Baldauf and Ralph StairSucceeding with Technology2010

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