A program that searches indexes of addresses using keywords.
The depth of the search is up to you and or the extent
of its index.
Any computer that's connected to a network that stores
information and makes it available to outside users.
Secure Electronic Transaction- the current security
standard for online payments. set encrypts and uses
digital certificates to verify customers, merchants
and banks are authorised to use and accept credit cards.
Copyright protected software that is publicly distributed
on the condition that if a user trials a program and
decides to keep using it they will send a payment to
A Macromedia program which allows animation files to
be played on the internet.
A software system designed for online shopping sites
that records individual items for purchase in the form
of an order.
These are credit card sized devices that contain a computerchip.
They can be used for a variety of payment options- credit,
debit and stored-value electronic cash- as well as storage
of financial and personal information.
An unsolicited piece of advertising sent en masse via
email or posted to a newsgroup.
Secure Sockets Layer- a technology developed by Netscape
which allows Internet browsers to automatically encrypt
private data, such as credit card numbers, before sending
it over the Internet.
A method of delivering sound and video files "live"
as they arrive at your computer.