MemoryData stored in memory by a system, application or database. For example, a user views their transaction history on a banking website and this information is stored by their web browser in memory.
ProcessingData that is processed by computing equipment, particularly CPUs. For example, a user submits a transaction to a bank and the bank processes the customer's account number as part of a transaction authentication algorithm.
User InputData is captured by an input device such as a keyboard, transfered to memory and processed by a CPU. In theory, data could be intercepted by a malicious entity at any stage in this process.
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Data that is stored in memory or that is actively being processed by computing equipment.