WHAT IS MALWARE?
Examples of MALWARE include:
VIRUSES- a piece of code that copies itself that can corrupt the system or destroy data
TROJAN HORSES- something that seems legitimate, but allows access to your computer by someone else along with the original download
SPYWARE- something that obtains your personal information and all of your movements on the computer without you knowing
HOW TO AVOID MALWARE
Get a firewall for your computer.
Use smart online behavior.
Use common sense.