S2016 Vocab #4
Terms in this set (48)
The brain of the computer
The screen that displays the images, files, documents, etc. that the user is using
the screen that appears if you are NOT browsing the Internet, reading a file or playing a game. Icons are on this screen.
graphic images or symbols that represent applications, files, disk drives, documents, embedded objects or linked objects in an operating system.
where the mouse pointer is
This is a control hub on the computer.
the bar beside the Start button that shows what programs are open
involves clicking the left mouse button.
pressing a computer mouse button twice in a row quickly to select a a file, program or function
what is called when you press the button on the right side of the mouse.
when you roll the cursor over a menu button or link without clicking.
an element in the form of a set of toolbars placed on several tabs.
a small projection from a card, paper, or folder, used as an aid in filing or locating a file
a list of options or commands presented in a computer
Also called a URL. The address for the unique location that webpage occupies on the Internet.
a collection of webpages
an individual HTML document
a specific lettering design of a certain size and style
having numbers, letters, etc. that slant upward to the right
a place, person or thing from which something originates or can be obtained.
Key information about a source used for a report or other research project.
a list of the sources used for a report or project
a list of steps that you can follow to finish a task.
an algorithm that has been coded into something that can be run by a machine.
computers around the world that are connected to one another.
(world wide) web
the set of documents residing on the Internet that are formatted in hypertext.
the program you use to browse Internet files.
a program to help you find webpages on the Internet.
portion of the web that you can search with standard web search engines
part of the web that is not able to be searched by search engines
a collection of thousands of websites that use anonymity tools like Tor to hide their IP addresses
the word or phrase you search for in a search engine
the name of the specific web page you would visit if you clicked on that link in Google or another search engine
gives you a sense of what you will find on the page and how it relates to your query.
shows you exactly what this web page looked like the last time the search engine visited it.
advertisements trying to sell something
a link from one point to another
the acceptable way of communicating on the Internet appropriately
a humorous image, video, piece of text, etc. that is copied and spread rapidly by Internet users.
make a deliberately offensive or provocative online posting with the aim of upsetting someone or eliciting an angry response from them.
a website that allows collaborative editing of its content and structure by its users
a person who violates computer security for malicious reasons or personal gains.
irrelevant or inappropriate, unwanted messages sent on the Internet to a large # of recipients.
any software program that automatically plays, displays, or downloads advertisements to a computer in a manner that is unexpected and unwanted by the computer user.
software used or created by hackers to disrupt computer operation, gather sensitive information, or gain access to private computer systems.
an attempt at identity theft in which criminals lead users to a counterfeit website in the hope that they will disclose private info such as user names or passwords
lure someone into a relationship by means of a fictional persona.
when an unauthorized person makes a message (typically an email) appear to come from a genuine sender by using either the genuine or a very similar address.