Term Definition
adware computer software that displays ads
malware computer software designed to harm a computer
server a computer or series of computers that link other computers together and often store important info
cookie used to identify the user or track their access to the server
spyware a type of malware that unknowingly collects info from a computer
database a computer system that stores enormous amounts of data
HTTP a protocol or group of rules and functions that is used to transfer data over the world wide web
URL the address of a website
HTTPS a protocol that is secure; used for websites that handle sensitive information such as payments and bank info
viral an object or pattern that is quickly replicated or shared

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