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Computing and Information Science
CIS 1000
Zoe Zhu

Key TermsAdware A program that downloads on your computer when a user installs a freeware program game or utilityGenerally adware enables sponsored advertisements to appear in a section of a browser window or as a popup adAntivirus software Software specifically designed to detect viruses and protect a computer and files from harmBackdoor program Program that enables a hacker to take complete control of a computer without the legitimate users knowledge or permissionBackup A copy of a computer file that can be used to replace the original if its lost or damagedBiometric authentication device A device that uses some unique characteristic of human biology to identify authorized usersBlackhat hacker A hacker who uses his or her knowledge to destroy information or for illegal gainBotnet A large group of software applications called robots or bots that run without user intervention on a large number of computersComputer forensics The application of computer systems and techniques to gather potential legal evidence a law enforcement specialty used to fight hightech crimeCookie A small text file that some websites automatically store on a client computers hard drive when a user visits the site
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