Malware

Software that is intended to damage or disable computers

Examples

Viruses: a device that is capable of copying itself and has a detrimental effect

Trojan Horses: computing a program that is designed to breach the security of a computer system while apparently performing a harmless function

Spyware: software that enables a user to get information about a computer's activities by taking data from their hard drive.



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How to Avoid Malware

AntiVirus Software, Firewall, Anti-malware, An updated browser, Common Sense


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