For all intents and purposes, malware and virus mean the same thing. There are many types of malware out there, which have many different purposes.
For each of the following types of malware/tools, write one sentence about what they are and their purpose. You're gonna have to google a bit and you will come across things you don't totally understand. Rabithole a bit, but don't worry too much, write down questions you have and things you don't understand in your Question Sheets.
- Vulnerability Exploitation Tool
- Exploit Scanner
- Remote Access Tool (RAT)/Implant/Spyware
- Potentially unwanted programs(PUP)/ Browser "Helpers"/Shareware
- Also describe what a crypter is and what FUD means in this context. (Hint: Use the google search operator " " for this. Ex. "malware crypter" & "FUD malware")