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    Social Engineering - Definition

    Social engineering is how cybercriminals lure users into unwittingly infecting their computers or compromising their sensitive data. Learn the risks and how to protect yourself here.

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    What is a Warhol Worm?

    The Warhol Worm is a rapidly-replicating computer virus that can infect your system in as little as 15 minutes. Learn more about the virus and how to protect your computer.

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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 Scareware?

    Industry definition for the term Scareware. Scareware is malicious software that tricks computer users into visiting malware-infested websites. Also known as deception…

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    What is Cyber-Security?

    Industry definition for the term Cyber Security. Cyber security is the practice of defending computers and servers, mobile devices, electronic systems, networks and data from malicious attacks...

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    What is Beta Bot?

    Industry definition for the term Beta Bot. Beta Bot emerged in the first part of 2013 but has seen a resurgence among the latest malware threats, according to the FBI's Internet Crime.

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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 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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    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 Pharming?

    Industry definition for the term Pharming. The term "pharming" is a portmanteau of the words "phishing" and "farming," used because one form of this cybercrime…

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