Security+ Question of the Week: Logic Bomb

securityQOW02A logic bomb can be triggered by a number of events. Which of the following is likely not an example of a delivery mechanism used to plant a logic bomb?

A. Password guessing
B. Virus
C. Worm
D. Trojan horse


The correct answer is A.

Domain: 3.1. A logic bomb is malware that, once infecting a system, will wait for a triggering event, such as a time or user action, to launch its malicious payload. A password-guessing attack is not a direct means to plant malware.

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