Terms in this set (21)
Software piracy is defined as illegally copying software that does not belong to you in a manner that violates the copyright.
Combining, consolidating and segregating network traffic using devices such as digital cross-connects, add/drop multiplexers and SONET switches.
Identity theft -
The definition of identity theft is the misappropriation of someone's identity or personal identifying information to obtain credit, services or other benefits under the name of the person whose identity has been stolen.
The definition of spam is to send out unsolicited mass marketing emails.
Plagiarism is the act of copying or stealing someone else's words or ideas and passing them off as your own work.
The definition of a hacker is a very skilled computer programmer who is able to gain access into secure computer systems, or a low skilled golfer or tennis player
The definition of phishing is a type of Internet fraud scam where the scammer sends email messages that appear to be from financial institutions or credit card companies that try to trick recipients into giving private information (i.e., username, password, account number, etc.). The scammer uses the information to steal the recipient's identity and/or money from their account.
bullying in the computer
person online that knows the rules
Malware that disables the normal operation of a computer until money or other ransom is paid to the person or organization responsible for the malware.
A computer virus is a small software program that can spread from one computer system to another and cause interferences with computer operations.
Etiquette practiced or advocated in electronic communication over a computer network
The definition of social networking is a process where individuals connect and form new relationships.
Malicious code -
Programs such as viruses and worms designed to exploit weaknesses in computer software replicate and/or attach themselves to other software programs on a computer or a network.
One who cracks (i.e. overcomes) computer software or security restrictions.
a small file placed automatically by a website or an online service onto the hard disk of someone accessing that website or service, for the purpose of storing information about and later recognizing that user
Cyber stalking -
the repeated use of electronic communications to harass or frighten someone, for example by sending threatening emails.
Digital evidence of a person's activities and interactions with others on the Internet, TV, mobile devices, etc.
Trojan horse -
a computer program run or downloaded to perform a legitimate function, that also contains hidden instructions for an unauthorized, disruptive operation
The defintion of spyware is a software program that secretly gathers personal information and sends it without the user's knowledge from a computer when it is online.
The definition of a firewall is a security gate for your computer. When it is installed, it analyzes incoming data and allows certain information to pass through if that information is safe and trusted