3. Weaponization

15m 14s

This module will look at weaponization, or how hacking exploits can be created and disguised. The software simulations will cover the creation of mobile and desktop payloads.  

  • Weaponization 
  • Obfuscation 
  • Encryption 
  • Ciphers 
  • Desktop Malware 
  • Mobile Malware  
  • Windows App Malware Creation  
  • Mobile Malware Creation  

Please note: this content was produced in the UK and may include the use of British English. 

Intended Audience  

Although perceived as an IT issue, cyber security is, in fact, a subject relevant to all business units. Cyber Primer is aimed at anyone with an interest in cyber security, whether they are looking to pursue a career as a penetration tester, or just want to get a feel for the world of cyber security.  


Prerequisites of the Certifications 

There are no prerequisites for this lesson, however, participants are expected to have a basic understanding of computers and the internet. 



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About the Author
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Cyber Security Trainer
Learning paths

Originating from a systems administration/network architecture career, a solid part of his career building networks for educational institutes. With security being a mainstay his implementation he grew a strong passion for everything cyber orientated especially social engineering. The educational experience led to him mentoring young women in IT, helping them to begin a cyber career. He is a recipient of the Cisco global cyber security scholarship. A CCNA Cyber Ops holder and elected for the CCNP Cyber Ops program.