Malware Types Quiz

Do you want to evaluate your knowledge about types of malware? Take this 5-question quiz.

? It does everything a biological work would do. Including replication.Question #1: Traditional malware~Worms: Select the description that best matches characteristics of a worm.

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Question #2: Autonomous malware~ Bootkit: Both rootkit and bootkit are, in general, malicious software. Once installed they could be very difficult to detect and may assist other malware to evade detection. Select the description that best matches characteristics of a bootkit.

Question #3: Autonomous malware~ Adware: There are two types of adware: advertising-supported software that show advertisements to users for revenue; the user agrees to accept advertisements for using the software, and they are not malware; we are not talking about this type of adware. We are talking about malicious adware that creeps into user devices, and display adds at opportune times. Select the best answer.

Question #4: Autonomous malware~ Internet Bot: We are considering only malicious bots that are installed by malicious actors without explicit permission of the device owner to server their selfish benefits. Select the description that best matches characteristics of a malicious Internet bot.

Question #5: Advanced malware~ Remote controlled: Remote-controlled malware triggered by its remote-master to serve the master’s purposed. Select the list of malware that has the largest number of autonomous malware.

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