If you’re of a certain age, you might remember trying to download music from a peer-to-peer file sharing service - and getting a computer virus instead. Malware, once a cheeky pastime for computer engineers, has become a behemoth. Instead of slowing your computer down, they’re now holding it to ransom and setting their sights on multinational companies, international organisations and national governments.
Key learning objectives:
Learn what malware is
Identify specific kinds of malware and how they work
Understand the real world damage malware has inflicted