Definitions Edit

A blended threat is

[a] computer network attack that seeks to maximize the severity of damage and speed of contagion by combining methods — for example, using characteristics of both viruses and worms.[1]
[a] bundle[] of malicious programs that combine the functionality of different types of malware, including Trojans, worms and backdoors.[2]

References Edit

  1. Cyber Security Planning Guide, at CSG-2.
  2. Trend Micro, Definition (full-text).

See also Edit

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