Malware

What is a virus?
Can be a piece of code that duplicates itself to potentially steal or delete system data.
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What is adware?
software that automatically displays or downloads advertising material such as banners or pop-ups .
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What is spyware?
software that enables a user to obtain covert information about another's computer activities.
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What is phishing?
Phishing is the fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details, often for malicious reasons.
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What is a Trojan horse?
A Trojan will hide within seemingly harmless programs, or will try to trick you into installing it.
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What is a Rootkit virus?
A root kit is a collection of computer software, typically malicious, designed to enable access to a computer or areas of its software that is not otherwise allowed.
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software that automatically displays or downloads advertising material such as banners or pop-ups .

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