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DSL
Broadband (delivered through a Digital Subscriber Line [DSL]) is generally applied to...
Default password
A default password is the password on a system when it is first delivered or installed.
Denial of Service (DoS)
A Denial of Service (DoS) attack is an attack specifically designed to prevent the normal...
Dialer
Dialers are programs that use a system, without your permission or knowledge, to dial out through...
Direct action virus
A direct-action virus works immediately to load itself into memory, infect other files, and then...
Disinfection
Most anti-virus software carries out disinfection after reporting the presence of a virus to the...
Disk Operating System
The original operating system for IBM PC compatible computers.  It is the basic for the...
DNS
DNS stands for Domain Name System or Domain Name Server. A DNS server helps users find their way...
DOC file
A DOC file is a Microsoft Word Document File. In the past, these files contained only document...
Domain Name
A Domain Name is a unique name that denotes a company, organization, society, or group on the...
Domain Name System
Domain Name System is the system used on the Internet for mapping of names, such as...
DOS
DOS stands for Disk Operating System. This is generally any computer operating system, though the...
Downloaded Program File
A downloaded program file is a program, usually ActiiveX, that is installed on your computer to...
DRM
Digital Rights Management (DRM) A technology used to protect the interests of owners of content...
Dropper
A dropper is a carrier file that installs a virus on a computer system. Virus authors often use...
DVD Drive
Are drives that have the ability to playback DVDs on your computer.
DVD-R Drives
AreDVD drives that have the ability to write to only DVD-Recordable media.
DVD-RAM
DVD-RAM (DVD–Random Access Memory):  DVD-RAM discs can be recorded and erased...
DVD-Recordable
Is a recordable DVD media that can only be written to once.
DVD-ReWritable
Is a recordable DVD media that can be written to multiple times but can only be played by a...
DVD-ROM
DVD-ROM (Read Only Memory) was the first DVD standard on the market and is a read-only format....
DVD-RW Drive
Are DVD Drive that has the ability to record on a ReWritable DVD.  Depending on the drive...
DVI
A digital interface standard created by the Digital Display Working Group (DDWG) to convert...
DVI-D
Digital (DVI-D) is a video connector cable designed to maximize the visual  quality of...
Dynamic Random Access Memory
A type of of memory that is considered "Dynamic" because it must constantly be refreshed...
Dynamic-link libraries
A file containing a collection of Windows functions designed to perform a specific class of...

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