Security+ Objective 1.1 – Differentiate among various systems security threats – Logic Bomb

Logic Bomb sketchA logic bomb is malicious code that lays dormant until triggered by a specific event, usually a date and time. For example:
• a virus that executes on April fool’s day or Friday the 13th
• a programmer who inserts malicious code into an application that will run if his termination paperwork is processed
• code that does it’s damage if a certain program is run
That’s it, malicious code that runs at a specific time, or when some other event triggers it.

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#1 livelybrowsers on 10.19.10 at 9:53 am

Thanks for good stuff

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