Data Threats Beginning With P

Parasitic viruses

Parasitic viruses, also known as file viruses, spread by attaching themselves to programs.


Patches are software add-ons designed to fix software bugs, including security, in operating systems or applications.

Phishing emails

Phishing refers to the process of tricking recipients into sharing sensitive information with an unknown third party.

Potentially unwanted application (PUA)

Potentially unwanted applications are programs that are not malicious but may be unsuitable for use in a business environment.