MALWARE

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WHAT IS MALWARE?

Malware is any malicious software.



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 an antivirus software for your computer.

Get a firewall for your computer.

Use smart online behavior.

Use common sense.