Tech Quiz of the Day

Aug 21 2008   10:24AM GMT

Tech quiz of the day from WhatIs.com: How much do you know about drive-by downloads?

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The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is drive-by download.

Tech Trivia
What was the first computer virus to spread in the wild?
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Secret Word of the Day
This term refers to unwanted programming that is downloaded and installed along with a user-requested program — much as certain crustaceans cling to ships and go along for the ride.
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Acronym Challenge
McAfee came up with the term PUP because marketing firms objected to having their products called spyware. What does PUP stand for?
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