Malware

Computer Tech

Definition

Malware: software that is intended to damage or disable computers and computer systems.

Explination & Examples

The 3 most common are

Viruses- copies itself; needs contact to spread

Trojan Horses- Seems good but allows someone else to enter into computer

Spyware- secretly obtains peoples personal information

Ways to aviod

Antivirus system

firewall

common sense

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