Security, Technology

Comptia SY0-501(Security+) Study Notes – 1.2 Understanding Attackers

I am working my way through the online course “Cert Prep: CompTIA Security+” by Michael Chapple. This is available on Lynda and LinkedIn Learning. These are my study notes- 1.2.1 Cyber-security Adversaries Attackers come in different forms. Some of the ways they might differ are: internal vs external attackers Their level of sophistication Access to resources Motivation Intent Attackers range…

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Comptia SY0-501(Security+) Study Notes – 1.1 Malware

I am working my way through the online course “Cert Prep: CompTIA Security+” by Michael Chapple. This is available on Lynda and LinkedIn Learning. These are my study notes- 1.1.1 Comparing viruses, worms and Trojans All malware has 2 parts: Propagation Mechanism- the way that a malware object spreads Payload- The malicious action that the malware performs Viruses These are…

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