Malware Removal: Identifying Malware Types & Classification Approaches

IT Security    |    Beginner
  • 8 Videos | 29m
  • Includes Assessment
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Knowing how to respond to malware incidents is a critical skill for security professionals, and the first step to achieving malware response skills is understanding the types of malware you will face in the field. In this course, you'll explore different types of malware such as worms, Trojan viruses, botnets, ransomware, and rootkits. You'll then round out your knowledge by identifying the different methods used to classify a virus and determine its potential impact.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    identify different types of malware attacks
    describe worm viruses and Trojan viruses and how to prevent them
    describe ransomware and how to prevent it
  • describe symptoms of an infected system
    recognize what tools are best to use to fight against malware
    classify the severity of malware
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

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    1. 
    Course Overview
    1m 22s
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    2. 
    Introduction to Traditional Malware Types
    3m 47s
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    3. 
    Understanding Worm and Trojan Viruses
    4m 14s
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    4. 
    Identifying Rootkits, Botnets, and Ransomware
    5m 34s
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    5. 
    Understanding Malware Symptoms
    2m 28s
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    6. 
    Tools to Fight Against Malware
    2m 54s
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    7. 
    Classifying the Severity of Malware
    4m 39s
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    8. 
    Course Summary
    1m 1s

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