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Month: January 2021

Trojan horse

a Trojan horse is any malware which misleads users of its true intent. The term is derived from the Ancient Greek story of the deceptive Trojan Horse that led to the fall of the city of Troy. A trojan horse…

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Botnet

A botnet is a collection of internet-connected devices infected by malware that allow hackers to control them. See software to stop botnets.

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Viruses

A computer virus is a type of malware that replicates itself by modifying other computer programs and inserting its own code. Types of common computer viruses: Resident Virus Multipartite Virus Direct Action Browser Hijacker Overwrite Virus Web Scripting Virus File…

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Worms

A worm is a type of malware that replicates itself to spread it’s malicious attack to other computers. Malware will rely on security failures of the targeted computer to access it. It will use this machine as a host to…

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