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“The 101” – Episode 11 – What is the Difference Between Commodity and Advanced Malware?

October 4, 2017 / Sean Blanton

We’re back with another episode of The 101! This weekly security series aims to define endpoint security one question at a time. Tune in each week as we tackle a new term, concept, or comparison in our ongoing effort to provide clear definitions.

Over the past two months we’ve talked a lot about different types of malware, understanding how they work and work together, and offered some new ways to think about them.

Well we’re going to wrap up our discussion on malware (for now) by taking a step back and looking at malware in yet another way. Today we ask: “What is the difference between commodity and advanced malware?”

Check out all the latest episodes of “the 101” at www.carbonblack.com/the-101

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