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+Ethics of internet

Ethics of Internet Safety Business

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Digital Literacy and Cyber citzenship the ability to use information and communication technologies to find ,evaluate,create, and communicate information.
Cyber Bullying the use of electronic communication to bully a person, typically by sending nasty messages.
3. Internet The global communication network that allows almost all computers worldwide to connect and exchange information. Some of the early impetus for such a network came from the U.S. government network Arpanet, starting in the 1960s.
4. Ethics moral principles that govern a person's or group's behavior
5. Pharming the process of genetically modifying plants and animals so that they produce substances that may be used as pharmaceuticals.
6. Phishing the activity of defrauding an online account holder of financial information by posing as a legitimate company.
7. Virus an infective agent that typically consists of a nucleic acid molecule in a protein coat, is too small to be seen by light microscopy, and is able to multiply only within the living cells of a host.
8. Spyware software that enables a user to obtain covert information about another's computer activities by transmitting data covertly from their hard drive
9. Spam irrelevant or inappropriate messages sent on the Internet to a large number of recipients.
10. Mousetrapping s a technique used by some websites to keep visitors from leaving their website, either by launching an endless series of pop-up ads—known colloquially as a circle jerk—or by re-launching their website in a window that cannot be easily closed (sometimes t
11. Clickjacking the malicious practice of manipulating a website user's activity by concealing hyperlinks beneath legitimate clickable content, thereby causing the user to perform actions of which they are unaware.
12. Hoax a humorous or malicious deception
13. Browser Hijacking is a type of malware program that alters your computer's browser settings so that you are redirected to Web sites that you had no intention of visiting.
14. Trojan Horse a program designed to breach the security of a computer system while ostensibly performing some innocuous function.
15. Malware software that is intended to damage or disable computers and computer systems
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