Of Viruses, Botnets, and Logic Bombs
Lecture no. 4 from the course: Thinking about Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare
Taught by Professor Paul Rosenzweig | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses
Learn about some of the most dangerous ways people can exploit the Internet’s vulnerabilities, including DDoS attacks (which flood websites with connection requests), “Trojans” (malware hidden inside an innocent piece of information), and “botnets” (which control computers like puppets). Then, investigate some common defense mechanisms that help pinpoint and capture these threats.