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LastPass remembers all your passwords, so you don’t have to. LastPass removes obstacles, letting you get back to the things you love most. Once you save a password in LastPass, you’ll always have it when you need it; logging in is fast and easy.

Spyware is a type of malware that will spy on your activity (browsing habits, keystrokes, financial data, etc.) and send the information to servers controlled by cyber criminals.

With any cyber security solutions product that you buy, it is important that you know you are getting the best advice from a reputable company as often you will have to provide sensitive information online or over the internet.

Adware delivers bad ads and can infect your computer with additional malware

Rootkit is a type of malicious software (but not always) which gives the attackers privileged access to a computer. A rootkit is activated before the operating system boots up, so antivirus can’t detect it.

Worm is a type of malware that exploits security holes in operating systems. Worms use the infected system’s resources and self-replicate. They spread independently, without requiring the victim to do anything.

Bot is a malicious code engineered to perform specific tasks. They can be both harmless and malicious. More on bad bots in Daily Security Tip #97 (coming your way soon).

Cyber security bugs (flaw in software) open up security holes in computer systems that cyber criminals can take advantage of. In this context, bugs can allow attackers to gain access to a system and do irreparable damage.