Web bug

It is a small image containing malicious code invisible to the user and comes embedded in an email or a web page. It allows monitoring of the activity and usually collects valuable marketing-related information. It can be about the web server’s use, the opened emails, web analytics (the number of visitors on a web page), advertisement statistics, IP addresses, hostname, type, and version of the operating system and the used browser, etc.

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