Network Security - What are Malware? Explain different types of Malware posted
by Sachin Jain
What are Malware? Explain different types of Malware
Malware is a software program which is developed to destroy a computer system.
These programs runs in victim’s computer without any information to the victim,
i.e. victim do not know that someone hacked his system.
Different types of malware are: worm, Trojans Horse, Rootkits.
Worm: Worm is a computer program which makes its copy again and again in the
victim’s computer. They damage the network by using a lot bandwidth.
Trojan Horses: Trojan horse consists of two parts, server and client. Server is
an executable file which runs on victim’s computer and attacker may take the
full control of the victim’s computer.
Rootkits: Rootkits are used to hide the malicious processes from active process
IP datagram can be used to describe a portion of IP data. Each IP datagram has
set of fields arranged in an order. The order is specific which helps to decode
and read the stream easily...............