Malicious Software

Its Existence, Its Destructive Ability, and Our Defense

 Malicious software (Malware) is any software that threatens your system security and your data integrity. The threats itself can be found in form of virus, trojan horse, adware, and spyware. Most often than not, these kinds of threats are being referred to virus variants. While actually they are different in the way they spread, multiply, and infect another systems and also their objectives. One of the sneakiest objectives of malware is to steal your credit card information and other personal data for the purposes of fraud and identity theft. It is planted on your computer, and it can give the attackers a really alarming degree of control over your system, network, and data-without your knowledge. And different from common believe, the most dangerous threats from internet is that of which are leaving no footprint at all. That way, they can log your keystrokes and steal any passwords or credit-card numbers you enter at Web sites, or they can link your infected computer with others to send out spam. Obviously, it would be a very serious problem. And considering that it can be carried out without your knowledge, it is essential for you to identify whether or not your PC is infected. Check it on How to Tell if My PC is Infected and find the perfect solution to prevent and stop the perils. But now let's continue on knowing which of which and get to know them up close and personal.

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