Glossary

Protocol – The Internet uses 2 to 4 letter acronyms to identify the protocol used to send information around the Internet.  As an example SMTP stands for simple mail transport protocol, this defines the electronic signals used to send mail to mail servers.  A protocol can be compared to the language the computers are talking.

 

Malware – This is the common term for viruses, spyware and adware.  It is short for Malicious software.

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