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Cybersecurity

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  1. 1. things that are done to protect a person, organization, or country and their computer information against crime or attacks carried out using the internet
  2. 6. a group of computers, printers and devices that are interconnected and governed as a whole
  3. 7. a technology that allows us to access our files and/or services through the internet from anywhere in the world
  4. 8. software designed by criminals to prevent computer users from getting access to their own computer system or files unless they pay money
  5. 10. kind of malware that allows cybercriminals to remotely control your computer
  6. 11. the process or action of verifying the identity of a user or process
  7. 12. a harmful computer program that can copy itself and spread across a number of connected computers
  8. 13. a defensive technology designed to keep the bad guys out. Firewalls can be hardware or software-based
  9. 15. computer software that is designed to damage the way a computer works
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  1. 2. an attack that enables an attacker to run malware that allows for the generation of cryptocurrency on the infected computer
  2. 3. a computer program that gets access to a computer or system by appearing to be harmless, but is designed to do something damaging
  3. 4. the process of encoding data to prevent theft by ensuring the data can only be accessed with a key
  4. 5. an attempt to trick someone into giving information over the internet or by email that would allow someone else to take money from them, for example by taking money out of their bank account
  5. 9. someone who makes money using illegal methods, especially by tricking people
  6. 14. to allow secret information to become generally known