It’s your first day on the job at Cybercademy — a new cybersecurity organization that helps companies improve their security practices.

Your Task

Identify various types of malware on an infected device and provide suggestions to the client on how they can prevent this from happening in the future.

But first, what is malware? Malware is malicious hardware, firmware, or software inserted into a system to cause damage or gain unauthorized access to a network. Any type of malware can greatly compromise the security principles of Confidentiality, Integrity, or Availability.

Throughout this lesson, you will learn how each type of malware gets into a system, what it does, and a short suggestion for how to be cautious against this form of malware.


Press “Next” to start analyzing your client’s device!

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