Spyware can infect a system in a number of different ways. Lisa Bock covers some ways to defend your system such as keeping your system up to date in patches, updates and antivirus signatures. Modifying browser settings, and using any of the spyware protection tools available for free or built into your malware protection.
- [Voiceover] Spyware can infect a system…in a number of different ways.…Here are some ways to defend your system.…Use caution when downloading anything.…Think before you click and open any email attachment.…If your end point protection warns you…that the site you're going to visit…has a risky reputation don't visit the site.…Keep your system up to date with patches…and update your antivirus signatures.…
And read the end user license agreement…for any software you may download…as the license may include wording that…includes the installation of spyware.…Now with browser settings this…is your first line of defense.…Have the proper security settings in your browser.…Disable Active X, which has been known…for a long time to be a security risk.…Although Active X can provide a number of useful things…such as playing games or viewing files…it could also be used to install spyware…on your computer without your permission.…
Block pop-ups…and also disable third-party cookies.…There are a number of tools available out there…
These tutorials, along with the other courses featured in the Ethical Hacking series, will prepare students to pass the Certified Ethical Hacker exam and start a career in this in-demand field. Find out more about the exam at https://www.eccouncil.org/programs/certified-ethical-hacker-ceh/.
- Acquiring passwords
- Generating rainbow tables
- Understanding where passwords are stored
- Defending against privilege escalation
- Understanding spyware
- Protecting against keylogging
- Detecting steganography
- How hackers cover their tracks
Skill Level Intermediate
1. System Hacking Overview
2. Gaining Access
3. Privilege Escalation
6. Hiding in Plain Sight
7. Cover Your Tracks
How to cover your tracks2m 34s
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