Programming 1.03 Vocab
Software installed on computers and networks to detect and remove viruses.
Text file created by the server computer when a user enters information into a website.
Protects a piece of work from reproduction without permission from the work’s author.
Person who accesses a computer system without authorization.
A network security system that prevents unauthorized network access.
Present time characterized by increasing dependence on the computer’s ability to store and manipulate large amounts of information.
The etiquette that should be followed when using a network.
A marketing technique that collects online data about consumers.
The act of sending an e-mail to a user falsely claiming to be a legitimate business in an attempt to trick the user into revealing personal information that could be used for crimes such as identity theft.
Illegally copying or distributing software.
A legally binding document that explains how any personal information will be used.
Malicious code in the form of a program that appears as something else, usually a program that looks trustworthy.
A program that is designed to reproduce itself by copying itself into other programs stored on a computer without the user’s knowledge.
A tiny, transparent graphic located on a web page used to collect data about the web page user. Also called a web bug or pixel tag.
Program that is able to reproduce itself over a network.