Malware and definition word cards

Trojan Horse
A program designed to hack through security of a device whilst preforming innocuous functions.
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Rootkit
A set of software tools that allows an unauthorized person gain control over the device without being detected.
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Botnet
A network of computers infected with malicious software and controlled as a group without the owner's knowledge.
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Virus
A piece of code which is capable of copying itself which can corrupt the system or destroy data.
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Adware
Automatically displays or downloads advertising material such as banners and pop ups when a user is online.
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Spyware
Automatically displays or downloads advertising material such as banners and pop ups when a user is online.
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A set of software tools that allows an unauthorized person gain control over the device without being detected.

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Rootkit

Card 3

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A network of computers infected with malicious software and controlled as a group without the owner's knowledge.

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Card 4

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A piece of code which is capable of copying itself which can corrupt the system or destroy data.

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Card 5

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Automatically displays or downloads advertising material such as banners and pop ups when a user is online.

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