Thursday, February 3, 2011

Worms, Trojans and malware horses: all these words and what do they mean?

Update. January 2011-22: 20 by rhiannon

Get descriptions of the most common types of things that infect computers and networks.

This section is a compilation consisting of words when the argument is the security of your computer.
Simple and clear to read, including definitions of these terms:

MalwareSpywareAdwareRootkitsVirusTrojansWorms

All definitions are taken from the Wikipedia-you could find their yourself, but a beautiful presentation.

Definition of security of the different terms related

A somewhat different list can be found in this previous post:
Roundup, June 11, 2010.

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