Network behavior anomaly detection (NBAD) is the real-time monitoring of a network for any unusual activity, trends or events. The network behavior anomaly detection tools are used as additional threat detection tools to monitor network activities and generate general alerts that often require further evaluation by the IT team. The systems have...
A potentially unwanted program (PUP) is a piece of software that is also downloaded when a user downloads a specific program or application. PUP is similar to malware in that it will cause problems when it is downloaded and installed.
This term was coined by Internet security company McAfee to avoid labeling downloadable programs as malware. What makes a PUP different from malware is that the user gives consent to download it. When the user downloads a program from the Internet and neglects to read the download agreement, he or she may fail to understand what other unwanted programs are being downloaded.
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