Category: Glossary

Glossary

Dropper

Dropper Overview A dropper (sometimes referred to as Stage 1 or erroneously as a “loader”) is a type of malware that is purposefully engineered to

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Downloader

A downloader (often referred to as a loader or Stage 1) is a form of malware that is designed to download content from a remote

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Ransomware

What is Ransomware? Ransomware is a piece of malicious code that is designed primarily for the purposes of encrypting files on a compromised system. This

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Backdoor

Overview of Backdoors A backdoor is a piece of malicious code that is designed to allow surreptitious access to a compromised system or systems. Backdoors

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Threat Detection

WHAT IS THREAT DETECTION? Threat detection is the repeatable process conducted in near real time, or retroactively, in order to detect and respond to adversary actions

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Threat Hunting

TABLE OF CONTENTS What is Threat Hunting?A Part of the Security ProgramHow to Hunt: Threat Hunting CycleDeveloping a Hunt PlanThreat Hunting TechniquesThreat Hunting ToolsA Mandatory

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