Malware

By: Sierra Gorder

Malware

-Any purposely harmful software

Types of Malware

-Viruses

Copies itself, but needs contact to other devices to spread.


Where:

  • Internet
  • Flash or Thumb drives
  • Disks

-Trojan Horses

Seems good at first, but opens the back door and allows others to have access to your computer. Allows others to make changes to computer.


What:

  • Songs
  • Videos
  • Email Attachments
  • Games

-Spyware

A little program on your computer that secretly obtains your personal information.


Uses:

  • To track website visits
  • To advertise
  • To gain passwords or usernames to accounts
  • To gain access to money accounts