Viruses and Worms

Learn to distinguish between worms and viruses as you learn about their nature, function, and impact
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  • Lectures 14
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2015 English

Course Description

You will discover what viruses and worms are and how they can infect computers and systems. You’ll study their nature, how they function, and their impact. You will also spend time going through discussions on varieties of each, along with some real life examples. Refine your understanding of viruses and worms to better your system. The knowledge you gain here will prepare you to be a more effective network administrator. Furthermore, the topics covered here will help with preparing you for security certification exams offered by EC-Council, CompTIA, and Linux.

What are the requirements?

  • No prerequisites for this course - A computer with Internet

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Upon completion of this course, students will have a thorough understanding of viruses and worms.
  • They will know how to distinguish between the two, and be able to identify the defining characteristics and behaviors of each.
  • Overall, through these topics, you’ll gain additional security knowledge.

What is the target audience?

  • This course is intended for individuals looking to expand their knowledge of different IT Security principals. This course is considered beginner to intermediate.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Pre-Assessment
Pre-Assessment
7 questions
Section 2: Viruses
Virus Definition and Behavior
Preview
02:38
DELme Demo
Preview
04:49
Viruses
Preview
00:51
Virus Types
Preview
09:14
JPS Demo
03:49
Stealth Strategies and Infection
04:36
Virus Mutation Demo
02:55
Virus Infection
02:05
Viruses Examples
02:28
Chapter 1 Quiz
3 questions
Section 3: Worms
Defining Worms
01:31
Worms Demo
07:27
Known Dangerous Worms
11:16
Conclusion
00:49
Section 4: Final
Final
29 questions
Supplemental Materials
Article

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Instructor Biography

LearnSmart LLC, Smarter Training. Never Open a Textbook Again.

LearnSmart has served the learning community with high-quality professional skills and IT certification training since 1997. In that time, the company has helped thousands earn career-related certifications from respected vendors, such as Project Management Institute (PMI)®, Cisco, Microsoft, CompTIA, Oracle, and EC-Council. LearnSmart offers over 1,000 courses covering IT, project management, administrative, HR, and workplace safety topics. With a rapidly growing clientele of individuals and corporations, LearnSmart serves a broad range of Fortune 500 companies to universities, as well as government institutions and the armed forces.

LearnSmart is able to meet diverse career and learning needs through its extensive selection of training. LearnSmart uses industry experts to give learners the most up-to-date content in a video format as well as training resources including; reference tools, pretests, study guides and labs. For more information about how we can help pinpoint and solve your individual or multi-user training challenges.

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