What does Anti-spyware mean?

Anti-spyware meaning in Computer Science Dictionary

like anti-virus programs, anti-spyware programs help to stop and steer clear of spyware as well as other spyware infections on computer systems. Anti-spyware programs track incoming information from e-mail, internet sites, and downloads of files preventing malware programs from getting a foothold into the computer system os. Also, they are frequently updated by the developer, to keep it current and capable stop the newest malware programs recognized to exist.