Malware

Viruses, Trojan Horses, and Spyware

Viruses, Trojan Horses, and Spyware

Malware is any malicious software, though the most common types are viruses, trojan horses, and spyware. What happens in a virus is you click on a link, usually in an email, which unleashes the virus, and sends it to everyone in your contacts. A trojan horse usually seems innocent at first. But a little extra is hidden inside, which allows someone to access your computer. Lastly, spyware secretly allows people to obtain your personal information.


How to Avoid

You can avoid this by getting an antivirus software for your computer, putting up firewalls, and/or just using common sense