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What is ransomware?

There are two types of ransomware: crypto-ransomware that encrypts files (rendering them unreadable), & screen-locking ransomware that locks the home screen. In both cases, the authors of malicious software demand a ransom from its victims khổng lồ access the files & device.


What is adware?

Adware stands for “advertising software”, a program that displays banner ads and/or pop-ups on devices without permission.Adware distinguishes itself from your typical in-hàng hóa ads, in-app banners, và service-supported ads in the following ways: •The software, which displays the ads, was installed without your explicit consent (often unnoticed during the installation process). •The adware hijacks your website browser & redirects you to lớn third tiệc nhỏ websites. •Sensitive information related to lớn your web browsing & purchasing habits is collected without your knowledge and consent.





What is spyware?

Spyware is software that secretly monitors and collects information.Spyware can be used legally. Certain companies install it on their employees’ computers to monitor sensitive activities (in which case, it ought khổng lồ be included in their contracts). It is also included in some parental control programs, which can work in a similar fashion lớn keep a watchful eye out for cyberbullying.




What is a hacker?

It denotes an individual with outstanding programming skills. Although frequently used to denote criminal activity, the term itself is agnostic.Hackers are frequently divided inlớn 3 categories: Blaông xã Hat, White Hat, & Grey Hat. •Blaông chồng Hat hackers are computer programmers who use their skill for illicit activities, such as developing malware. •White Hat hackers, on the other hvà, are frequently hired by companies with the explicit purpose of testing their network defenses. •Grey Hat hackers are a more elusive sầu community usually associated with hacktivism, a hacking activity driven by political or social motivations.  The prominent Anonymous group is often thought of as a community of Grey Hat hackers.




What are phishing attacks?

These are attempts khổng lồ capture sensitive information by cybercriminals masquerading as banks, social media platforms, & other official entities.




What are rootkits?

It’s a technique used by software khổng lồ gain long-term access lớn a computer without having the required permission. Rootkits are typically installed by other malware khổng lồ cover their traces. For example, a keylogger might siphon off passwords & credit thẻ details, while the rootkit hides the traffic khổng lồ keep the theft unbeknown to lớn the user. Other cases involve Trojans that install a rootkit in order to lớn create a botnet.




What is a Trojan?

Trojans are malicious programs that misrepresent themselves khổng lồ appear routine or helpful, but actually carry out hidden functions.




What is a computer worm?

Worms are malicious programs similar lớn viruses: they cause havoc on devices và are able lớn self-replicate. Unlike viruses, which need human action lớn propagate, worms are able khổng lồ sover out hundreds of thousands of copies of themselves via email, or spread via USB devices & shared folders.

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