Skye Learning Introduction to Malware - Details Page

Product Details

Topics Covered

  • Components of malware
  • Kill switch
  • Computing languages
  • Hackers
  • Malware vectors
  • Denial of Service (DoS)
  • Ransomware
  • Doxware
  • Adware
  • Crypto-currency mining
  • Anti-virus protection
  • Footprinting
  • Spam
  • Botnet
  • Lockheed Martin's Cyber Kill Chain
  • Recovery from malware

Key Features

  • Mobile-friendly
  • Audio-enabled
  • Badge and credit-awarding
  • Real-world case studies
  • Fully accessible
  • Games & Flashcards
  • Expert-supported
  • Video content

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Course Description

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify how malware attacks systems.
  • Describe the different components of malware
  • Explain how malware gets onto computers and how it gets executed
  • List the different types of malware
  • Identify different tools and strategies to protect against malware
  • Explain what to do if infected by malware


This course has an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.

As an Accredited Provider, MindEdge offers for its learning events that comply with the Continuing Education and Training Standard.

Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.