Join Mike Chapple for an in-depth discussion in this video Explaining cookies and attachments, part of CompTIA Security+ Exam Prep (SY0-401): Threats and Vulnerabilities.
- [Instructor] You may have already heard of web cookies.…These are small pieces of content that can track users…between website visits and across different websites.…Understanding the uses of cookies and how to remove them…from a system is a critical task for privacy-minded…security administrators.…Cookies are stored in user browsers by websites…and are typically used to track a single user…or to retain information needed between sessions.…There are some privacy risks associated with cookies.…This is especially true when a cookie is used…to track activity across multiple websites.…
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- Comparing viruses, worms, and Trojans
- Understanding backdoors and logic bombs
- Defending against denial of service and password attacks
- Preventing insider threats
- Detecting social engineering attacks
- Preventing wireless eavesdropping
- Understanding cross-site scripting
- Preventing SQL injection
- Deterring attacks
- Securing your network
- Scanning for and assessing threats
Skill Level Intermediate
2. Understanding Attack Types
3. Social Engineering Attacks
4. Wireless Attacks
5. Application Attacks
6. Mitigation and Deterrence
7. Discovering Threats and Vulnerabilities
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