Glossary of terms used on Tech Friends
Is a program which performs repetitive roles such as search and check of information and preserving traffic over the network. Bots are not necessarily harmful but attackers can use it to install malware or pop ups on your computer, spread machine lists and organize robots assaults on DDOS.
Bits per second (bps or bit/sec). This is a common measure of data speed for computer connection, used for computer modems or transmission carriers. Bps means speed is equal to the number of bits sent or received each second
A buffer is a data area shared by hardware devices or program processes that operate at different speeds or with different sets of priorities. The buffer allows each device or process to operate without being held up by the other.
A buffer overflow occurs when a program or process tries to store more data in a buffer than it was intended to hold. (See BUFFER)
An error, failure, or defect in a software or hardware program that prevents it from working properly or causes a false result