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    What is Encryption?

    Industry definition for the term Encryption. The practice of encoding and decoding data is known as "encryption." When data…

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    What is a Stealth Virus?

    Industry definition for the term Stealth Virus. A stealth virus is complex malware that hides itself after infecting a computer.

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    What is a Web Filter?

    Industry definition for the term Web Filter. A Web filter, which is commonly referred to as "content control software", is a piece of software designed to restrict what websites a user can visit on his or her computer.

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    What is Metamorphic Virus?

    Industry definition for the term Metamorphic Virus. A metamorphic virus is one that can transform based on the ability to translate, edit and rewrite its own code.

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    What is Ransomware?

    Industry definition for the term Ransomware. Ransomware is malicious software that infects your computer and displays messages demanding a fee to be paid in order for your system to work again.

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    What is a Tunneling Protocol?

    Industry definition for the term Tunneling Protocol. Information that flows over the Internet, or between any two digital devices, does so using protocols. These protocols…

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    What is a Boot Sector Virus?

    A boot sector virus is a type of virus that infects the boot sector of floppy disks or the Master Boot Record of hard disks. The infected code runs...

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    What is DNS Cache Poisoning or Spoofing?

    DNS poisoning or spoofing occurs when an Internet server has been compromised by malicious code. Learn more about the risks and how to protect your system.

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    What is Macro Virus? - Definition

    Industry definition for the term Macro Virus. A macro virus is a computer virus that alters or replaces a macro, which is a set of commands used by programs to perform...

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    What is Ezula?

    Industry definition for the term Ezula. Ezula (sometimes spelled "eZula") is a form of adware installed as part of a browser helper object (BHO).

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