Hyun Jin Internet safety 2
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It often perform some type of harmful activity on infected computers.
a cyber attack intended to redirect a website's traffic to another, fake site.
the attempt to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, credit card details.
irrelevant or inappropriate messages sent on the Internet to a large number of recipients. The purpose is for advertisement.
software that enables a user to obtain covert information about another's computer activities by transmitting data covertly from their hard drive.
a form of unwanted software that modifies a web browser's settings without a user's permission.
a malicious technique of tricking a Web user into clicking on something different from what the user perceives they are clicking on.
a technique used by some websites to keep visitors from leaving their website.
a deliberately fabricated falsehood made to masquerade as truth.
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