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Malware Protection

Tutorial Content

At a Glance

  • Types of Malware
  • Malware Protection, Anti-Virus Software
  • 3 Case Studies

Examining the most common forms of malware (ransomware, spyware, etc.), the tactics used by attackers, as well as the significant repocussions of malware infection, this simple and easy to grasp tutorial seeks to eqip users with the essential knowledge and skills to avoid the increasingly prominent threat of malware.

“Malware is ‘malicious software’ that is designed to disrupt, damage, or gain access to computers.”

- Hut Six, Malware Protection

Learning Objectives

  • Malware Identification
  • Behavioural and Technological Mitigation
  • Sources of Malware
  • Completion time: ~ 8 minutes