- Ransomware – Malware that blocks users from their systems until they pay a fee.
- Hacktivism – Ideologically motivated attacks.
- Bot – Invasive software robots that perform automated tasks.
- Resurrection module – A plug-in with the aim of making viruses invincible.
- Digital Pearl Harbour – The notion of one nation cyber-attacking another.
- Blackhat – The bad guys, basically, as with the old-school westerns.