Computer App. Final Exam

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Malware

program intended to cause harm or convey information to others without owners permission

Trojan Horse

specific type of virus

Adware

software installed with another program, usually with the users permission, that generates advertising revenue for the programs creator by displaying targeted ads to the programs user

Firewall

Like a locked door on computer. Prevents other computers on the internet from accessing a computer and prevents programs on a computer from accessing the internet without the computer users permission

Spyware

software that tracks computer users internet usage and sends this data back to company or person that created it, usually without users permission

Phishing

It is usually a two-part scam involving an email and a fraudulent website. Fraudsters send emails urging customers to click on a link, which directs them to a website requesting confidential account and personal information. Information captured on this website is submitted to the fraudster, who uses it to steal money or conduct other types of fraudulent activity.

Font

The size, style, and design of text. A set of characters that uses the same typeface, style and size

Hardware

physical components of a computer

Motherboard

main circuit board of the computer on which processing tasks occur

Output

result of the computer processing input

Input

the data or instructions you type into the computer

USB Connector

a small, rectangular plug attached to a peripheral device and that you connect to a USB port

Monitor

the TV-like peripheral device that displays the output from the computer

Printer

peripheral computer component that produces a hard copy of the text or graphics processed by the computer

URL

a four part addressing scheme used to identify where a web page is stored on the internet

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