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Scripts

Any simple program.

Malware

Abbreviation of Malicious software, categorizes dangerous software like; Ransomware, Trojan horses, viruses, worms, rootkits etc.

Impersonation

Pretending to be someone or something you are not.

GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a legal framework that sets guidelines for the collection and processing of personal information of individuals within the European Union (EU).

Patch

Fixes to software programming errors and vulnerabilities.

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attack

A type of DoS attack where multiple compromised systems, for example a Botnet, are used to target a single system causing a DoS attack.

Phishing

The fraudulent practice of sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies in order to induce individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers.