True / False
1. The most common way for a virus to spread is by reading your email address book and
emailing itself to your contacts.
2. After a virus is on your system, it can do anything a legitimate program can do.
3. The Sasser virus/buffer overflow attack spreads by copying itself to shared drives and
emailing itself out to everyone in your address book.
4. The most common method to deliver spyware to a target system is by using a Trojan
5. A rootkit collects user IDs and passwords to other machines on a network, giving the
hacker root or privileged access.
6. Malware that is portable to all operating systems or platforms is considered web-based
code. True—This type of malware can be contained in scripting languages.
7. Malware that executes when a specific criteria is met is a logic bomb.
8. In a virus attack, the victim machine is the source.
9. The Bagle virus contained email attachments and a fake virus warning.
10. A virus is any file that can self-replicate.
1. The most common way for a virus to spread is by __________.
a. Use of your email contacts