A file is downloaded from the Internet. After the user opens the downloaded file, the hard drive crashes and all information on the computer is lost. What type of attack occurred?

A file is downloaded from the Internet. After the user opens the downloaded file, the hard drive crashes and all information on the computer is lost. What type of attack occurred?

  • denial of service
  • virus
  • worm
  • Trojan horse
    Explanation:

    Viruses are malicious programs that are spread by modifying other programs and files and can cause hard drives to crash and files to be lost.

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