By: Hayden Heaton
Software that is intended to damage or disable computers and computer systems.
Identity of Malware
- Spyware: it's a secret software that is hidden and used to gather information like how parents can track online activities that their kids are doing.
- Adware: a software ad companies use that pops up pages, turns on videos so it will allow them to sell the merchandise or products.
- Rootkit: a software tool that allows someone that not supposed to be in your computer to gain control without being detected.
Don't Be a Victim!
A person can avoid becoming a victim by downloading software that block viruses. You can avoid clicking on sites that aren't protected. Do not download anything from unprotected sites. Do download weird games. Avoid phishing sites.