Threat (computer)

What is a computer threat?

A computer threat is a term that relates to the security of a computer system being compromised. This threat can lead to cyber attacks and data being stolen, lost or edited.

The threat could be caused by poor information security practices or a ‘backdoor‘ in the code of the system.

Examples of computer threats include botnets, unethical hacking, ransomware, DoS attacks.

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