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Spam

Definition: Spam is the term used to describe unwanted or unsolicited email. It is generally…

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SNMP

Definition: Simple Network Management Protocol, or SNMP, is a protocol used for monitoring network devices.…

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SMTP

Definition: Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, or SMTP, is used to send email. The SMTP protocol…

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Script Kiddie

Definition: Script kiddie is a derogatory term used by hackers or crackers to describe novice…

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Rookit

Definition: A rootkit is a set of tools and utilities that a hacker can use…

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Proxy Server

Definition: A proxy server acts as a middleman between your internal and external networks. It…

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Protocol

Definition: A protocol is a set of rules or agreed upon guidelines for communication. When…

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Port

Definition: Port has a dual definition in computers. There are various ports on the computer…

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Port Scan

Definition: A port scan is a method used by hackers to determine what ports are…

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Phishing

Definition: Phishing is a type of attack aimed at obtaining a user’s personal or confidential…

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