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Pharming

Definition: Pharming is similar to phishing in that it aims to collect personal and confidential…

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Patch

Definition: A patch is like a bandaid. As a company finds bugs and defects in…

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Packet

Definition: A packet, otherwise known as a datagram, is a fragment of data. Data transmissions…

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Packet Sniffing

Definition: Packet sniffing is the act of capturing packets of data flowing across a computer…

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Packet Filter

Definition: A packet filter is a type of firewall. Packet filters can restrict network traffic…

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P2P

Definition: Peer-to-Peer Networking (P2P) is a phrase coined to apply to individual PC’s acting as…

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Network Security

Definition: Network security is used to describe all aspects of securing your computer or computers…

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Network

Definition: Technically, it only takes two computers, or hosts, to form a network. A network…

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NAT

Definition: NAT, otherwise known as Network Address Translation, is used to mask the true identity…

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Malware

Definition: Malware, or Malicious Code, is a catch-all term used to refer to various types…

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