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Malware by Mind Map: Malware
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Malware

Trojan

What is it??

Trojans are malicious programs that perform actions that have not been authorized by the user

Effects and Impacts

Slow the machine, gets controlled by the person who made/sent it your way, unauthorized athority, etc.

Example

Trojan-IM

Trojan-Spy

Trojan-Downloader

Trojan-Banker

Trojan-SMS

Trojan-DDoS

Spyware

Introduction

Its a type of Malware made to monitor or spy on you. Created to extract information you dont want to send out, hence the name spyware

Mode of Transmission

I gets on to your machine when you download Spam MP3s, Videos, or even forcing you to download harmful software

Effects and impacts

It gets installed on a computer without you knowing that its there and collects information and sends it back to it's creater

Virus

What is it??/

It is a computer program that copies itself by attaching itself to other files and and destroying them

Mode of Transmission

Through coping spam e-mail, or infected file on to your computer. Even by putting in an infected storage device can effect your machine.

Effects and Impacts

It usually slows the computer's processing speed and sometimes corrupts your data and files.

Worms

What is it??

Like the Virus it can do very harmful thing to your computer but it does not need to attach itself to other files and programs to multiply.

Effects and Impacts

It slows the performance of the machine and can carry other harmful files like Malware, Spyware,etc.

Examples

Morris

I Love you LONG TIME

Blaster

Nimda

Storm