Security+ Question of the Week: Malicious Code

securityQOW01When malicious code corrupts data, what security service has been violated?

A. Privacy
B. Integrity
C. Confidentiality
D. Authentication

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The correct answer is B.

Domain: 2.8. The corruption of data is a direct violation of the data’s integrity. It is also a violation of the data’s availability as the correct original data is no longer available (or at least not until a backup has been restored).

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