Threat Management Terms and Concepts Flashcards

A false negative occurs when malicious activity is not detected by the security systems.
What is a zero-day vulnerability?
Phishing is a type of social engineering attack often used to steal user data, including login credentials and credit card numbers.
A zero-day vulnerability is a software security flaw that is known to the software vendor but does not have a patch in place to fix the flaw.
IoCs are pieces of data that indicate a potential breach or malicious activity within a network or system.
Ransomware is a type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid.
What are indicators of compromise (IoCs)?
What is ransomware?
What is a false negative in threat detection?
What is a botnet?
Define phishing.
A botnet is a number of internet-connected devices, each of which is running one or more bots. Botnets can be used to perform distributed denial-of-service attacks (DDoS).