What is a blended threat?
A blended threat is a combination of two or more “traditional” malware rolled into one truly pesky package. An example might be a combo of a Trojan horse, a keylogger, and a worm. Fighting off a blended threat requires a blend of security tools and protection layers.
How does a blended threat work?
Most sophisticated attacks used today are blended threats. They usually target and spread over networked computers, such as those connected to the internet.
Up-to-date firewalls, antivirus, and security patches are the best methods to defend against blended threats.