Software that is designed to cause damage to a computer.
Impersonating a legitimate source to trick users to reveal sensitive information such as credit card numbers, social security numbers, PIN numbers, etc.
Type of malware designed to block access to a computer or files until a sum of money is paid.
Type of malware that gathers and transmits information about a user’s activities back to an attacker.
Type of malware that misleads users of its true intent.
Type of malware that modifies legitimate computer programs by inserting its own code.
VPN (Virtual Private Network)
Creates a secure connection across a public network session.