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CompTIA Security+ Study Guide: SY0-401, 6th Edition by Chuck Easttom, Emmett Dulaney

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Chapter 9

Malware, Vulnerabilities, and Threats

THE FOLLOWING COMPTIA SECURITY+ EXAM OBJECTIVES ARE COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

images 3.1 Explain types of malware.

  • Adware
  • Virus
  • Spyware
  • Trojan
  • Rootkits
  • Backdoors
  • Logic bomb
  • Botnets
  • Ransomware
  • Polymorphic malware
  • Armored virus

images 3.2 Summarize various types of attacks.

  • Man-in-the-middle
  • DDoS
  • DoS
  • Replay
  • Smurf attack
  • Spoofing
  • Spam
  • Phishing
  • Spim
  • Vishing
  • Spear phishing
  • Xmas attack
  • Pharming
  • Privilege escalation
  • Malicious insider threat
  • DNS poisoning and ARP poisoning
  • Transitive access
  • Client-side attacks
  • Password ...

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