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cable modem

A device that uses cable TV lines to connect a computer to the Internet at high speed.



cache

A holding area that contains information so it can be accessed faster than retrieving it from where it originates.



cheese

A dairy product made from fermented milk. Also an excellent topic to make jokes about.



cookies

Tiny text files from a remote website stored on a computer that contain data used to help identify a user to the website or useful for completing a web-based task.



cracker

What people who break into computers call themselves . Synonymous with the mass media term hacker .



cyber

A prefix used to indicate that something is computer- or Internet- related . Derived from the word Cybernetics , which is the discipline that, according to wikipedia.org, studies communication and control in living beings or machines.



cyberspace

A term used to describe the nonphysical, virtual world of computers.






Absolute Beginners Guide To. Security, Spam, Spyware & Viruses
Absolute Beginners Guide to Security, Spam, Spyware & Viruses
ISBN: 0789734591
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 168

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