Botnet, Trojan, ransomware... media reports are increasingly riddled with technical buzzwords. Do you know what’s behind all this jargon?
In the past, there were simply “computer viruses”. Today though, experts and the media generally talk of “malware”. This collective term for malicious software covers many different types of program though – the last thing you would want to have on your computer or mobile device.
So that you know what terms like Trojans, worms or ransomware are all about, our glossary provides you with a brief description of the most important technical terms all around your digital security.