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

Whether you’re browsing the web at home or using a public Wi-Fi network, your activity is visible to your internet service provider (ISP), search engines, government agencies, social media sites, and other websites you visit. Even in private mode, your device’s IP address will still be visible, which provides your approximate geolocation.

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Virus

A computer virus is a type of malicious computer program that, when executed, replicates itself by modifying other computer programs and inserting its own code. Viruses cause untold damage to devices - sabotaging software, damaging programs, deleting files, or reformatting the hard drive. They can also flood a network with traffic, making it impossible to perform any internet activity.

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