CompTIA Security Plus Mock Test Q1609

An organization receives an email that provides instruction on how to protect a system from being a target of new malware that is rapidly infecting systems. The incident response team investigates the notification and determines it to invalid and notifies users to disregard the email. Which of the following Best describes this occurrence?

A. Phishing
B. Scareware
D. Hoax

Correct Answer: D
Section: Mixed Questions