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Of Viruses, Botnets, and Logic Bombs

Lecture no. 4 from the course: Thinking about Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare

Of Viruses, Botnets, and Logic Bombs

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.

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June 8, 2017

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j********u
June 1, 2016
Excellent explanation of the different types of cyber attacks.

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March 29, 2016

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