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people use this term to when referring to malicious programs that circulate on disks, in email attachments and on the Internet. Also called malware.

Virus

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Infected computers that are used to attack other computers

Zombies

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potentially disruptive incoming data

Probes

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software that provides a barrier between the computer and the Internet

Firewall

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this type of program has the potential to search your computer for passwords, credit card numbers, and monitor your web browsing habits or even stage your computer illicit activities and turn it into a zombie.

Spyware

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electronic commerce

e-commerce

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a law in the US that requires mass mail messages to be labeled with a valid subject line and gives recipients the right to op-tout of receiving future messages.

CAN-SPAM Act