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A Cheat Sheet for Tech Terms

The web security landscape has racked up some interesting terms to describe potential online threats—from worms and horses to phishing and pharming. Do you ever find yourself wondering what some of them really mean? What is malware and what's so bad about it? How does someone phish online? We've


What is Spyware?

Spyware is a type of malicious computer program that will download to your computer and will literally "spy" on your internet activities and your hard drive data. Spyware downloads to your computer through an email and email attachments you've opened, websites you visited, programs you downloaded,