XON / XOFF - ASCII characters used to
start and stop data flow.
Z - Used as an electrical symbol to represent
Zeus Botnet - A Trojan virus that turns
infected computers in 'zombies'. This particular virus has been the center of a
federal investigation concerning theft of millions of dollars from US banks. See
zombie and botnet definitions.
ZIF Socket - Zero Insertion Force Socket.
A type of CPU socket where the CPU is held in and released by a lever.
ZIP - A file type that is compressed and
must be "unzipped" before using. A good free utility is ExtractNow.
Click here for an
article about zip basics.
Zombie - Slang term for a computer
controlled by a virus program. Computer can possibly send personal information,
such a bank account info, back to the writer of the virus.