Security+ Question of the Week: Virus Feature

SecurityQOW06Which of the following is a virus whose primary feature is its attempt to prevent antivirus software from removing it?

A. Armored
B. Stealth
C. Polymorphic
D. Boot sector


The correct answer is A.

Domain: 3.1. An armored virus is malicious code designed and compiled in such a way as to make it difficult for antivirus products to remove it. Malware authors are constantly developing new armoring techniques, while security experts are discovering mechanisms to thwart them.

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