Security Quiz Answer

Spyware -- Question No. 3

What differentiates a pop-up download from a drive-by download?
a. A pop-up download is a program that automatically downloads to the user's computer.
b. A pop-up download asks the user's permission before downloading a program to their computer.
c. A pop-up download is frequently installed with another application.
d. A pop-up download is carried out invisibly to the user.

Answer from the SearchSecurity.com glossary:
A pop-up download (sometimes called a download pop-up) is a pop-up window that asks the user to download a program to their computer's hard drive. (Read the rest of the definiton.)

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This was first published in May 2005

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