CHAPTER 2

Computer Systems Security Part I

This chapter covers the following subjects:

images Malicious Software Types: This portion of the chapter helps you to differentiate between the various malicious software threats you should be aware of for the exam, including viruses, worms, Trojans, ransomware, spam, and more.

images Delivery of Malware: Here we discuss how malware finds its way to computer systems. Malware can be delivered via websites, e-mail, removable media, third-party applications, and botnets.

Preventing and Troubleshooting Malware: Finally, ...

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