Monday, January 14, 2013

Malware Terminology

Following a 'scare' on a relatives laptop, I found this article which serves to explain security threats simply.

Malware and Viruses - What is the Difference

Terms explained :
  • Virus
  • Trojan
  • Worm
  • Key loggers
  • Dialers
  • Backdoor
  • Exploit
  • Spyware
  • Adware
  • Rootkit
  • Rogues/Scareware
  • Ransomware

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