Malware

Viruses,Trojan Horses, and Spyware

Viruses

A virus is really bad because it can copy itself on your computer and send it self to any other user within your contacts and give them it too. Viruses are bad because they can slow down your computer.

Trojan Horses

A Trojan Horse is a email link or something that you download or get on your computer that allows another person to get into your computer through a type of back door. After this person gets into your computer they can access all your files and send emails to anybody in your contacts.


Spyware

Spyware can access your computer if somebody inserts inside the computer. They are hard to see and they record everything that you type in and look up. They can also access your personal information.


Avoiding These Things

How to avoid these things:


Viruses: Put up a firewall/Use antivirus software

Trojan Horses: Don't believe it and don't click

Spyware: Be careful when using your computer.