UMBC Center for Information Security and Assurance


Malicious Software and Countermeasures - CMSC 491

Course Description

This course will survey the many forms of malicious software that are prevalent today (viruses, worms, torjan horses, backdoors, rootkits, etc.), addressing how they function, how they propagate, and how countermeasures are devised to deter the penetration of such malware into computer systems.

Prerequisites: CMSC 421. Permission of instructor required

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