Hacker lingo guides teaching users about threats

Monday, 27 December 2004, 9:33 AM EST

Phreaks, spoofers and spammers want to invade your home computer, and the tricks of their trade include airsnarfs, wabbits and fork bombs.

Few consumers know hacker lingo, and, even if they did, the most vigilant expert can't make a computer 100 percent safe against attacks. But technology executives say they are undertaking unprecedented educational campaigns to teach consumers about emerging cyberthreats.

By Rachel Konrad at the Denver Post.

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