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    Over the years, the term Malware has taken on different names and meanings. Before Malware became the definitive term, it was known as the computer virus. The term Malware was coined in 1990 by scientist Yisrael Radi. Although Malware was known as a different name before 1990, the purpose of Malware is still the same. Malware is defined as malicious software that is installed and designed with the purpose of infecting the user’s computer system. Malware can either affect the user individually or it can effect and damage the entire organization. The victim circumstances depend on the hacker’s intent. Although Malware is designed for malicious intent, the system itself is only the broader term. Malware is the overall software that is designed, but there are variants of Malware that are more specific and have different intents when it comes to the victim. Among those variants include Trojan Horses, Worms, Rootkits, Spyware and Phishing. The terms are different and each form of Malware are known for their own purposes. As a collective unit, their purpose is universally the same, which is to inflict as much damage on the user or users as much as…

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    Detection Malware

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    Malicious software or malware occurs not because of technology failure but because of the human element, people can be easily manipulated through social engineering (Muscanell, Guagagno, & Murphy, 2014). Social engineering is the use psychological tactics to influence individuals to assist their own victimization. The world of mobile devices keeps growing exponentially. Mobile devices, especially smartphones are easily accessible and with internet service they have become essential to people.…

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    Malware Attacks

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    Malware Attacks Malware is a software designed to stop computer systems. You can also collect sensitive information from the user's computer. The impact that malware attacks have on a company is that company details might be compromised and limit employee / customer access to your account. Malware can come from e-mails, files or USB memories, where once opened or inserted, malware spreads to the computer system and starts modifying the system without users knowing it. The consequence that a user…

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    Malware Attacks Affecting Hospital Information Systems Technology has made many facets of everyday life considerably easier in many ways. With that convenience, comes opportunity for many criminals. Almost every electronic device is susceptible to compromise, however hospitals represent a valuable resource to criminals due to the sensitive nature of the information contained within them. This report will evaluate the types of malware attacks that directly affect hospital information systems,…

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    What is the meaning of hackers What is the Malware ? And how many type of it ?. At time time , Malware become more dangerous than before. Even though IT security companies could not figure out how to be warned and discover it after spreading in network. Malware has become a serious issues , as we know the world now depending for technology to communicate , shopping , and educations. So I will explain what type of of malware and how to prevent from it. Malware is a serious problem and customer…

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    Most, if not all, computers can be inflicted by Malicious software (Malware) are hard to fix an infection found in the system. It can lead to hacking, leaking of valuable information and a vulnerable threat to security. It requires no intervention to propagate across computer networks like the flu shot. Moreover, there are many types of malware like Trojan horses, viruses, worms, rootkits, spyware which penetrates specific application to deteriorate the system thus stealing confidential data…

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    Again, the company computers are unpatched and missing updates. These vulnerabilities are how criminal compromise systems. Likelihood of threat 1 - The likelihood of an unpatched workstation being compromised on the Internet it high. As has been mentioned in the server section, unpatched computers are attacked quickly and infected in a matter of minutes when attached to the Internet. Security controls for threat 1 - C3J recommends turning on automatic updates and/or regularly downloading…

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    Mobile Security Essay

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    determining the proper security measure to insure in a company can only be beneficial when protecting the company before damage is done. As businesses incorporate a BYOD strategic plan, mobile security becomes even more important. With the power and technological advances of tablets and phones more companies are recognizing their potential to provide a better, faster, and easier work environment. However, as the popularity grows with these devices so does the attempts to hack them. Mobile…

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    It attacks the victim through a malicious Android app called Porn Droid that locked the user's phone and changed its access PIN number.The cybercriminals demanding for about $500 for the payment. There is also Ransomware called Internet of Things Ransomware. Andrew Tierney and Ken Munro, demonstrated this malware attacked, locked and demanded a one-bitcoin ransom on a generally available smart thermostat at one event which is 2016 Def Con conference. Asian Country also threatened by Ransomware…

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    Computer Viruses Research

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    According to website cloud tweaks, about $4.55 Billion U.S. dollars are spend in a U.S. house-holds per year from viruses, spyware and other malware ("Cloud Infographic”, 2014). All of money is wasted due to the lack of security. When thinking about security, the first thing that comes to mind is passwords. Many things today are password protected in order to keep protection for personal belongings. This can range from protecting Facebook conversation chats to protecting online bank account…

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