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Computer Security

cyber security and crime video

cybercrime include stolen credit cards,drones have been high jacked and _social security numbers_ have been compromised
malware software that is intended to damage or disable computers and computer systems.
viruses it can steal or delete programs, control programs, or be controlled by remote operation; gets installed and harms the user and computer and can spread to other computers
botnet a network of private computers infected with malicious software and controlled as a group without the owners' knowledge, e.g., to send spam messages.
spyware software that enables a user to obtain covert information about another's computer activities by transmitting data covertly from their hard drive.
adware software that automatically displays or downloads advertising material (often unwanted) when a user is online
firewall a part of a computer system or network that is designed to block unauthorized access while permitting outward communication.
spoofing is the creation of email messages with a forged sender address.
phishing When an eMail tricks the user to share important personal information (like a bank account number) this is known as a phishing scam
pharming he fraudulent practice of directing Internet users to a bogus website that mimics the appearance of a legitimate one, in order to obtain personal information such as passwords, account numbers, etc.
spam Large of amounts of eMail
hacking methods to avoid this include using strong passwords, installing system security updates often and checking for authentic web addresses
Created by: dkellercarroll