Cybersecurity Terms to Know.

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ANONYMIZING PROXY: Special tools that allow users to bypass security filters in order to access blocked websites.

COMPILER: A program that translates source code into executable machine language.

ROOT: The central nervous system of a computer or network. It can install new applications, create files and delete user accounts. Anyone with root access has ubiquitous and unfettered access.

SHODAN: A search engine for connected devices, allowing hackers access to baby monitors, medical devices, thermostats and other connected devices.

TOR: The Onion Router, otherwise known as...

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