Time
1 hour 44 minutes
Difficulty
Beginner
CEU/CPE
2

Video Transcription

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hi and welcome to our next lesson.
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We are less than 1.7 of the end user cyber fundamental course. This lesson will be focused on malware and scare where
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in this lesson you will learn about Malvo ties ing and scare where
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you will also learn how to protect yourself.
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What is an advertising
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I'm advertising uses online advertising to spread malware
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bed actors will inject malware filled advertisements into legitimate online advertising networks and Web pages.
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Many legitimate websites such as Trans Union, Equifax, Yahoo, The New York Times, Online magazine, Spotify and others have been affected by Malvo ties ING
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Think about it. Online ads are perfect for spreading malware because advertises work hard to attract users to sell or advertise their products. This already increases the chances that a user will click.
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You can full fixem to malware by either clicking on an infected ad
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or even just visiting a website
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that has an infected ed.
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We talked about the second type in the previous lesson, which is called drive by downwards.
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Infected ads can redirect you to spoofed malicious websites
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in an attempt to steal your financial information or other personal information.
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Infected ads can also install malware on your machine,
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which can be used to record your keystrokes, steal your passwords or even remotely manage a machine.
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Malveaux ties and can also be used to deliver Scare. Where
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scare ware is a type of malicious software
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referred to as a Trojan,
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and it is designed to trick you into purchasing and downloading useless and potentially dangerous software.
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Scare. Where will generate pop up messages that looked like a message from your operating system
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stating that your machine is infected
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and you need a registry cleaner or a firewall to fix an immediate problem.
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So how can you protect yourself
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now? I know a lot of this advice might seem redundant,
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but that's because doing the basic best security practices can protect you against so much.
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So
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be sure to install and maintain good security software such as antivirus and an ad blocker.
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Use the pop up blockers in your Web browsers
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and never click on pop ups.
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Instead, bright click on the task bar and close Papa
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What is scanned where
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Scare ware is a type of malicious software
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refer to as a Trojan,
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and it is designed to trick you into purchasing and downloading useless and potentially dangerous software.
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In this lesson, we learned about Malvo ties, ing and scare, where
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we also discussed measures you can take to protect yourself.
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You want my references
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and I will see you in the next lesson.

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End User Cyber Fundamentals

This End User Cyber Fundamentals course covers Internet risks such as typosquatting, website spoofing, drive-by downloads, Malvertising, and how to protect yourself using security best practices.

Instructed By

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Lisa Martino
Director, Information Security Governance, Risk & Compliance
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