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  • Created by: Sam Tobin
  • Created on: 09-04-14 11:23
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  • Computer Threats
    • Spyware: programs that secretly record what you are doing on your computer. Mostly aimed to capture passwords, bank details.
    • Malware: malicious software such as a virus, specifically designed to damage a computer system.
      • Viruses: type of malware that replicates by inserting copies of itself into other programs.
    • Phishing: Emails that look professional to try and induce people into giving away valuable details such as bank accounts.
    • Spam: SPAM is electronic junk email. The amount of spam has now reached 90 billion messages a day.


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