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.

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