By: John Luebbers
Things that infect a computer and make it unable to run correctly. They need to be activated, you can do this by going to a certain website, opening an email, or downloading an email attachment.
A game, website, or email that, if opened, can allow people access to your computer.
An email or program, that acts as something legit, like a bank, and asks for personal information or passwords for your "bank account".
How To Avoid
Viruses: anti-virus software, common sense
Trojan Horses: firewalls, common sense
Spyware: common sense, filters