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Pop Quiz: Malware terms and definitions

How much do you know about the different types of malware? Take this short quiz and test your knowledge of malware terms and definitions.

Here are the answers to our pop quiz on malware terms and definitions.

  1. Virus
  2. Be able to replicate itself
  3. Trojan horse
  4. Worm
  5. Spyware
  6. Rootkits
  7. Polymorphic
  8. Attack vector
  9. All of the above
  10. Payload

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