Top 6 terms in Cyber crime today


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

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