CompTIA Security+ Question D-52

Which of the following malware types typically allows an attacker to monitor a user’s computer, is characterized by a drive-by download, and requires no user interaction?

A. Virus
B. Logic bomb
C. Spyware
D. Adware

Answer: C

Explanation Spyware is software that is used to gather information about a person or organization without their knowledge and sends that information to another entity.