Rise of the bots

In this lesson we will learn about malware and the different categories of malware, as well as understanding how they work and the damage they can do.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.‘Gaining unauthorised access to or control of a computer system’ is a definition of which type of cybercrime?

1/5

Q2.What is the term for people who are paid to legally hack into computer systems with the sole purpose of helping a company identify weaknesses in their system?

2/5

Q3.What is the purpose of a DDoS attack?

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Q4.Which one of the following UK laws would a DDoS attack violate?

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Q5.A hackers successfully hacks into a bank account and transfers money into another account whilst they are there. Which section of the Computer Misuse Act would this contravene?

5/5

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.‘Gaining unauthorised access to or control of a computer system’ is a definition of which type of cybercrime?

1/5

Q2.What is the term for people who are paid to legally hack into computer systems with the sole purpose of helping a company identify weaknesses in their system?

2/5

Q3.What is the purpose of a DDoS attack?

3/5

Q4.Which one of the following UK laws would a DDoS attack violate?

4/5

Q5.A hackers successfully hacks into a bank account and transfers money into another account whilst they are there. Which section of the Computer Misuse Act would this contravene?

5/5

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Quiz:

Rise of the bots –

Helping you to assess what you have learnt throughout this lesson

Q1.Which of the following two are types of malware?

Select two (2) boxes

1/5

Q2.What is the definition of a computer virus?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following statements best describes a "worm"?

3/5

Q4.The Wannacry virus was an example of which type of attack?

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Q5.Which one of the following wouldn't an internet bot perform?

5/5

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Quiz:

Rise of the bots –

Helping you to assess what you have learnt throughout this lesson

Q1.Which of the following two are types of malware?

Select two (2) boxes

1/5

Q2.What is the definition of a computer virus?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following statements best describes a "worm"?

3/5

Q4.The Wannacry virus was an example of which type of attack?

4/5

Q5.Which one of the following wouldn't an internet bot perform?

5/5

Lesson summary: Rise of the bots

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