DICTIONARY

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Application (App) – Application can be defined as software for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Backup – Safety copy or back up Censorship – Censorship is the disapproval and consequent removal of public circulation of information in order to protect the interests of a state, organization or individual. It consists of any attempt to suppress the circulation of information, opinions, or artistic expressions. Computer virus¬†–¬† it is a type of malicious software or code created to change the way a computer works and it is designed to spread from one computer to another. Encryption – Is the process that renders a message incomprehensible except to a person who knows how to “decrypt” it to its understandable form.

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HD or Hard disk – it is the part of the computer where data is stored HTTPS – the most secure version of the protocol for transferring data between computer networks on the Internet Malware – Malware is the short form of malicious software, a software that is designed to perform unwanted actions on your device. Offline – Without access to the Internet Open Source – Open source is a development model created in 1998, which promotes free licensing for the design or schematization of a product, and the universal redistribution of these, with the possibility of free consultation, examination or modification of the product, without the need to pay a commercial license, promoting a collaborative model of intellectual production. Pendrive – Portable storage device with memory, accessible through a USB port. Ransonware – Ransomware is a type of malware that restricts access to the infected system with a kind of lockdown and charges a ransom in cryptocurrencies so that access can be restored. Social networks – social networks are virtual spaces where groups of people connect by sending messages, sharing content, etc. VPN – Virtual Private Network is a private communications network built on top of a public communications network that allows the original IP of whoever is accessing the content to be omitted.