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How Well Do You Know These Computer Threats

Every time we use our computers and gadgets, different firms of Malware (malicious software) threatens to invade our devices. Some of these are merely annoying, some are designed to scam us, some will damage other programs or worse your whole system, some are designed to steal sensitive information such as credit card and bank details. Let’s see how well aware are you of these threats.

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    When executed, this type of Malware would replicate itself by inserting its own code on other programs.

    • Worm
    • Virus
    • Spyware
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    It tricks you into posing as a useful program but once installed in your computer it will install other Malware.

    • Trojan Horse
    • Adware
    • Worm
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    It poses as a security software and tricks you to download it and install by showing you that your system is infected by numerous viruses

    • Trojan Horse
    • Rogue Anti virus
    • Bloatware
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    It is designed to gather information about a person or organization without their knowledge, that may send such information to another entity without the consumer’s consent,

    • Cookie
    • Adware
    • Spyware
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    It is disguised as an official looking email that directs you to a fake website in order to gather sensitive information such as credit card and bank details.

    • Phishing
    • Spamming
    • Flooding
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    It is designed to send you advertisements

    • Infomercial
    • Bloatware
    • Adware
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    They allow hackers to take control of many computers at a time, and turn them into ” zombie” computers, and use them to commit other online crime and fraud

    • Botnet
    • Master-slave
    • Crimenet
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    It is a malware that replicates itself in order to spread to other computers. Often, it uses a computer network to spread itself.

    • Virus
    • Worm
    • Bloatware

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