MalWare

What is Malware?
software which is specifically designed to disrupt, damage, or gain authorized access to a computer system.
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Name two common types of Malware
Adware, Bot, Bug, Ransomware, Rootkit, Spyware, Trojan Horse, Virus, Worm
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How do you rid a computer of Malware?
The way to rid a computer of malware is to download a trusted antivirus software.
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What is a virus?
a piece of code which is capable of copying itself and typically has a detrimental effect, such as corrupting the system or destroying data.
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What is a Trojan horse?
a program designed to breach the security of a computer system while acting as something else
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What is pretexting?
Pretexting is a form of social engineering in which an individual lies to obtain privileged data.
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Name two common types of Malware

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Adware, Bot, Bug, Ransomware, Rootkit, Spyware, Trojan Horse, Virus, Worm

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How do you rid a computer of Malware?

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What is a virus?

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What is a Trojan horse?

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