CompTIA A+ Core 2 Question J-5

A computer user, Peter, was surfing for information on a news site when he reported a screen flicker and then a pop-up appeared on his screen stating the computer was infected with a virus. Peter noticed the title of the pop-up was not from his installed antivirus. Which of the following BEST describes this infection?

A. Worm
B. Spyware
C. Social engineering
D. Malware

Correct Answer: D