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Definition of "crimeware" [crimeware]

  • Software that performs or facilitates illegal activities. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "crimeware" in a sentence
  • "But so-called crimeware or malware would be useless, without a means for the criminal gangs behind it to gather the information."
  • "This is called crimeware-as-a-service because the actual viral code does not reside on the host, but rather in the cloud, similar to a software-as-a-service platform."
  • "The number of detected rogue anti-malware programs - fake security software that actually infects computers to animate assorted electronic crimes - fell by nearly 60 percent between June and July of 2009, as e-crime gangs turned away from massive distribution schemes for this kind of crimeware to mine personal data from PCs to an apparently more successful ransomware model that require less aggressive circulation to return optimal profitability."