IT Security/Threats/Malware

This lesson covers malware.

Objectives and SkillsEdit

Objectives and skills for the malware portion of Security+ certification include:[1]

Explain types of malware.
  • Adware
  • Virus
  • Spyware
  • Trojan
  • Rootkits
  • Backdoors
  • Logic bomb
  • Botnets
  • Ransomware
  • Polymorphic malware
  • Armored virus

ReadingsEdit

MultimediaEdit

  1. YouTube: Malware Overview - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 3.1
  2. YouTube: Viruses and Worms - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 3.1
  3. YouTube: Adware and Spyware - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 3.1
  4. YouTube: Trojans and Backdoors - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 3.1
  5. YouTube: Rootkits - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 3.1
  6. YouTube: Logic Bombs - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 3.1
  7. YouTube: Botnets - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 3.1
  8. YouTube: Ransomware - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 3.1
  9. YouTube: Polymorphic Malware - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 3.1
  10. YouTube: Armored Virus - CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 3.1

ActivitiesEdit

See AlsoEdit

ReferencesEdit