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    What is a PUP?

    What is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and how can I protect myself? How to recognize PUPs and avoid infection.
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    What Is the Koobface Virus?

    The Koobface Virus is a worm that uses social engineering and phishing to infiltrate systems and steal data. Learn more about this threat here.
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    What is Bloatware and How Do You Remove It?

    Bloatware is software that requires a large amount of disk space that slows down your computers and exposes you to more cybersecurity risks.
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    What is the Clampi Virus?

    The Clampi Virus is a man in the browser Trojan that hides in your system, stealing login credentials for banking and other personal information.
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    What is a Whaling Attack?

    A whaling attack is a method used by cybercriminals to masquerade as a senior player at an organization and directly target senior or other important individuals at an organization, with the aim of stealing money or sensitive information or gaining access to their computer systems for criminal purposes.

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    What is scareware? Definition and explanation

    Scareware is malicious software that tricks users into visiting malware-infested websites. Learn about scareware examples including pop-up scams and fake virus scams.
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    What is Ezula?

    Industry definition for the term Ezula. Ezula (sometimes spelled "eZula") is a form of adware installed as part of a browser helper object (BHO).

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    What is a Smurf Attack?

    Industry definition for the term Smurf Attack. A Smurf attack is a form of a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that renders computer networks inoperable. The smurf program...

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