A portable computer that uses a touchscreen as its primary input device. Most tablets are small and weigh less than the average laptop.
|Trojan (Trojan horse)|
A virus technique designed to prevent antivirus applications from working correctly. Antivirus programs work by intercepting the operating system before it can execute a virus. Tunneling viruses try to intercept the actions before the antivirus software can detect the malicious code. New antivirus programs can recognize many viruses with tunneling behavior.
Also known as URL hijacking, it relies on mistakes such as typographical errors made by Internet users when inputting a website address into a browser. If the user accidentally enters the incorrect website address, they are lead to an alternative website that usually is designed for malicious purposes.