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The Ever Popular Trojan

I am pretty much sure that you are aware that the internet is not a safe place to be wondering in and if you are just surfing it without knowledge of the dark side, you can be in big trouble. Aside from various computer viruses that most people fear, another thing that you should be more concerned of is the Trojan. With its name being derived from Greek mythology, it would present itself as a harmless tool or software that you can install that promises to improve or boost computer functions.


What can you expect once you have installed software that has Trojan in it? For the most part, you can expect that your computer will run way too slow. From simply opening up a browser to even using your calculator, everything will take 30 minutes loading. Hackers can also use the Trojan to get your personal information and use it in fraud activities. There are even reported cases that their financial information was stolen and after investigation, it was proven to be possible because of the Trojan horse virus. Among the rest, you can expect nothing good from the Trojan but the stress of getting your computer fixed.


Preventing such virus to occur to your system involves a few simple steps that have been proven to save you trouble later on, one of which would mean you manually avoiding links and downloads that you do not have any idea as to what they are. If the source is unknown or unreliable then do not even think about clicking it. Another thing that you should consider is to have your antivirus running while you are surfing the internet. By following these steps, you can give complete antivirus protection to your computer from different kinds of viruses. Most antivirus nowadays can detect viruses on the spot or even warn you if the link is doubtful. Surfing the internet without your antivirus tool turned on is pretty much like inviting danger to come to your computer.


With all the risks of using the internet nowadays, you should not limit yourself in enjoying what it can offer you but you should just be cautious of what might happen if you ever leave one detail behind. But with your antivirus turned on and you avoiding unknown links then you can be all good for the internet and your computer.

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