Malicious Attacks By: Jamie Woznicki Rahul-Anaadi Kurl Alexander Kaufmann

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Malicious Attacks
By: Jamie Woznicki
Rahul-Anaadi Kurl
Alexander Kaufmann
Curtis Songer
Daniel Cardenas Rivero
Viruses
• A computer program that can copy itself and
infect a computer.
• Non-Resident Viruses• Resident Viruses-
Worms
• Self Replicating computer program
• Does not need to be attached to an existing
program.
Phishing
• Criminal process of trying to acquire sensitive
information such as usernames, passwords,
credit card information and addresses.
• Scam usually involves posing as a trustworthy
website and asking for sensitive information.
• The phishing websites look much like the
original ones, but with slight differences.
Phishing
• Nowadays, phisers are targeting bank
customers and online payments.
• Damage due to phising includes:
– Financial loss
– Inability to retrieve email
– Embarrassment
– Etc.
Phishing
Different types of phishing:
Website Forgery
Filter Evasion
Link Manipulation
Social Engineering
Spyware
• a type of malware that is installed on a
person’s computer and collects information
about said person without said person’s
knowledge.
• Results in loss of internet functionality
Prevention
• Increase knowledge about the types of
malicious attacks
• Update virus protection software
• Be Smart!
Conclusion
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