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Ransomware: You unintentionally will download this and then will hold you hostage, threatening you.
Firewall: A network security system that monitors and controls the incoming and outgoing network traffic based on predetermined security rules.
Encryption: Process of converting information or data into a code, especially to prevent unauthorized access.
Blackmail: When someone demands money from someone else or they will do harm, physical or non to that other someone.
Infection: Unwanted thing inside of your device that makes changes to your device.
Anti Virus: Sometimes known as anti-malware software, is computer software used to prevent, detect and remove malicious software.
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