This is the provider of Internet access, i. e. the organisation or company which enables users to connect their computer to the Internet. At a fee, they grant a connection to the Internet via cable connections, telephone lines or satellite links.
Non-authorized removal of usage restrictions, in particular with smartphones. With a Jailbreak, special software is used to modify the operating system to obtain access to internal functions and the file system. As a result, the security and stability of your operating system can be severely affected.
This is an object-orientated and platform-independent programming language. To run Java programs, the Java runtime environment will have to be installed on a computer.
Malware logging the keyboard entries of users hoping to capture log-in data, for instance to e-banking facilities, this way.
A LAN is a local network. Inside such a network, work stations, servers and auxiliary devices are connected to each other across a distance of a few hundred meters, usually inside a building or group of buildings.
Wide Area Network, Wireless Local Area Network
This is the process of logging in, for instance to use a computer or an online service. This process usually serves to advise the system that a session is about to start now, and that users would like to be connected to one of their user accounts, e. g. their e-banking account.
This is when users log out of systems. Users instruct the system to terminate the current session this way.
The term malware is made up of the terms «malicious» and «software». Malware is the generic term for software executing harmful functions on a computer (e. g. viruses, worms, Trojans, ransomware).
Adware, Back door, Key loggers, Ransomware, Rootkit, Scareware, Session Riding, Spyware, Trojan, Virus, Worm
With a Man-in-the-Middle attack, malicious software will intervene into an e-banking session by interposing itself unnoticed between a user’s computer and a financial institution’s server, to then take control of data traffic.
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