MALWARE AND COUNTERMEASURES: WRITE A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE NEW MALWARE ATTACK THAT YOU SELECTED. EXPLAIN WHY THE ATTACK IS DANGEROUS.
Malware and Countermeasures
Your Course Text describes malware and ways to protect a system from malware. You should be aware of how malicious software can adversely affect your system, invade your privacy, and steal or corrupt data files. As a security professional, you should be aware of the latest trends in malware and their countermeasures.
For this Discussion, you will analyze a malware attack and recommend countermeasures.
After reading Chapter 6 in your Course Text and the web resource, “Modern Malware Threats and Countermeasures,” conduct some additional research and select a recently discovered malware attack that you think is particularly dangerous.
Write a brief description of the new malware attack that you selected. Explain why the attack is dangerous.
Explain the privacy and security implications of this attack.
Describe countermeasures and explain how they will mitigate or reduce the damage caused by this attack.
Justify your selections.
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