ReasonLabs Cyberpedia
Discover the fundamental cybersecurity concepts, terms and topics affecting consumers today in ReasonLabs’ Cyberpedia



Unicode, also known as 'the Unicode Standard', is one of the most essential building blocks of the global computing world - allowing anyone to write and read in their own language. To do that, it lists unique 'code points' that are used to represent letters, symbols, separators, emojis, and much more.

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Unitrix is a malicious exploitation of Unicode, that has been used since the beginning of the internet in order to troll users.

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URL Spoofing

A spoofed URL is a fake link that has been made to look legitimate, in order to trick you and steal your data. Sometimes, just clicking on a spoofed URL is enough to infect your device with malware. Other times, the website will be designed to look identical to one you trust, so you'll have the confidence to enter sensitive information and credentials such as your email, password or home address. However, your data will instead be sent directly to the hacker, who can then use it for financial gain and data and identity theft.

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