The site requires you to be clothed at all times (No.
Am not kidding.) and plans to introduce custom chat rooms in the future.
The service, in beta right now but accepting sign-ups for anyone who wants to participate, connects strangers via their mobile devices.
Yes, that's rightgone is the potential for accidentally hopping on the webcam feed of some middle-aged adult doing things that are a wee bit not-safe-for-work.
Some of these sites look quite disturbing, and are not sites that I would ever go to. Do I have spyware Spyware is a class of malware that, as its name implies, is typically designed to spy on you or your computer, silently collecting information that is subsequently sent on to others for typically nefarious purposes.
Various forms of advertising, including additional toolbars, homepage hacks, and data insertion (while technically not a form of spying) are often also included in the term to determine the presence of spyware.
Being in the same domain, they have launched Tinychat Next which works the same way as Chatroulette.
Virus detection is more typically data-based, looking for specific patters of data that indicate the presence of a virus.
In reality, the lines between spyware and other forms of malware tend to blur, although typically a protection solution for each is still required.
Also like a human virus, a computer virus replicates itself.
Just as you can copy a file from one disk to another and have copies on both disks, a computer virus is in part defined by its ability to make copies of itself.