July 31, 2015

Viruses, Malware, PUPs, oh my…

MALWARE (literally malicious software) is any kind of software that performs unwanted and malicious attacks on your computer. This could […]
July 31, 2015

NIC

NIC stands for Network Interface Card. They are colloquially referred to as Ethernet cards. These plug into a computer and […]
July 31, 2015

Boot

Starting up an OS is booting it. If the computer is already running, it is more often called rebooting.
July 31, 2015

Domain (name)

Domains are used in networking. The main example is the domain name of a website. (ex: allprotechnologies.com) These names are […]
July 31, 2015

Directory

Also called “folder”, a directory is a collection of files typically created for organizational purposes. Note that a directory is […]
July 31, 2015

Disk

A disk is a physical object used for storing data. It will not forget its data when it loses power. […]