Malware

Viruses | Trojan Horses |Spyware

Viruses

A code that copies itself, and needs contact to spread. (Uses email)


Trojan Horses

A download that seems real, or legit, but really allows access to someone else.

Spyware

Something that secretly obtains information from the user. (Credit card numbers, PINs, passwords, social security numbers, ect.)

How to prevent malware.

-Get and use AntiVirus software.


-Make sure you are using a firewall

-Just use common sense. If something doesn't seem right, don't click.