Adware

Software that automatically displays or downloads advertising material such as banners or pop-ups when a user is online.

Antivirus

Software that is designed to detect, stop and remove viruses and other kinds of malicious software.

App

Short for Application, typically refers to a software program for a smartphone or tablet.

attacker

Malicious actor who seeks to exploit computer systems with the intent to change, destroy, steal or disable their information, and then exploit the outcome.

Botnet

A network of infected devices, connected to the Internet, used to commit coordinated cyber attacks without their owner’s knowledge.