Malware

By: John Luebbers

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Viruses

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.


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Trojan Horses

A game, website, or email that, if opened, can allow people access to your computer.


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Spyware

An email or program, that acts as something legit, like a bank, and asks for personal information or passwords for your "bank account".


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How To Avoid

Viruses: anti-virus software, common sense


Trojan Horses: firewalls, common sense


Spyware: common sense, filters