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INTERNET INTERNET A global network
WWW WWW World Wide Web/public web sites
ISP ISP A company that offers various technologies. ie cable, dial-up.
URL URL Unique address for website
HYPERLINK HYPERLINK Different links that exist within web pages ( internal/external)
STRUCTURE OF WEB ADDRESS STRUCTURE OF WEB ADDRESS http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc protocol:hypertext,transfer protocol,domain name,folder name
WHAT IS A WEB BROWSER? WHAT IS A WEB BROWSER? Internet explorer,Google chrome,Firefox,Safari
RSS RSS Really Simple Syndication. A way to easily distribute a list of headlines, update notices to a wide number of people.
PODCAST PODCAST A multimedia digital file made available on the internet for downloading to a portable media player or computer.
HOW TO IDENTIFY A SECURE WEBSITE HOW TO IDENTIFY A SECURE WEBSITE https(s=secure) or a lock symbol
ENCRYPTION ENCRYPTION Means to scramble data in such a way that only someone with the secret code/key can read it
SECURITY THREATS SECURITY THREATS Viruses..Worms..Trojan Horses,Spyware,Malware
VIRUSES VIRUSES A computer virus is a program or piece of code that is loaded onto your computer without your knowledge and runs against your wishes
WORM WORM A computer worm is a malicious software program that can self-replicate on computers or via computer networks-without you being aware
TROJAN HORSES TROJAN HORSES Works by hiding in seemingly harmless programs then infecting other files when these programs are run
SPYWARE SPYWARE Programs that secretly record what you do on your computer, it is usually used to capture passwords, banking details,credit card details-and send these details over the internet to fraudsters
MALWARE MALWARE Is short for "malicious software"-computer programs designed to infiltrate and damage computers without the users consent
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