Everfi Ignition Module 3: The Viral World
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software that automatically displays or downloads advertising material (often unwanted) when a user is online.
a structured set of data held in a computer, especially one that is accessible in various ways.
compulsive use, a preoccupation with being online, lying or hiding the extent or nature of the Internet use, and an inability to control or curb it.
The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypermedia information systems. HTTP is the foundation of data communication for the World Wide Web.
called "World Wide Web" or simply, "the web," it is a portion of the Internet that can be used through a web browser
use a computer to gain unauthorized access to data in a system.
the fraudulent acquisition and use of a person's private identifying information, usually for financial gain.
software that is intended to damage or disable computers and computer systems.
the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser.
a computer or computer program that manages access to a centralized resource or service in a network.
send someone sexually explicit photographs or messages via mobile phone.
websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking.
a dedicated website or other application that enables users to communicate with each other by posting information, comments, messages, images, etc.
irrelevant or inappropriate messages sent on the Internet to a large number of recipients.
Spyware is software that aims to gather information about a person or organization without their knowledge, that may send such information to another entity without the consumer's consent, or that asserts control over a device without the consumer's knowledge.
the address of a World Wide Web page.
relating to or involving an image, video, piece of information, etc., that is circulated rapidly and widely from one Internet user to another.
a piece of code that is capable of copying itself and typically has a detrimental effect, such as corrupting the system or destroying data
A web browser (commonly referred to as a browser) is a software application for retrieving, presenting and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web.
a packet of data sent by an Internet server to a browser, which is returned by the browser each time it subsequently accesses the same server, used to identify the user o track their access to the server
the same as HTTP a protocol or group of rules and functions that is used to transfer data over the World Wide Web and is secure; it is used for websites that handle sensitive information that would require greater security, such as payments and bank account information