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Virtual private network. See VPN
Virus A computer program that can infect a computer program or file (like an email) without the knowledge of the user and then spread to other computers as the program or file is shared
Vishing Voice phishing (qv). Soliciting information from people over the phone with malicious intent such as identity theft
Vlog A video blog (qv)
VPN Virtual private network. Technology that allows a remote computer to connect securely with a network or website via the internet; often used by smartphone or tablet users who are using public wi-fi to connect to the internet
Vulnerability A weakness in a system, application, or network that is subject to exploitation or misuse
Vulnerability scanning Tools and techniques to detect and mitigate cyber attacks

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