Malware

Viruses, Trojan Horses, and Spyware

Malware:

Any malicious software. There are three types of Malware, Viruses, Trojan Horses and Spyware.

Viruses:

They copy themselves and spread. The need contact to spread though. Contact as in through email, web sight links, etc.


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Trojan Horses:

Just like in the stories, it seems friendly but just opens a door for people to access your personal info.


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Spyware:

Spyware secretly takes all your personal information without you knowing.


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How to avoid:

You can get an anti virus systems, a firewall, or just use your common sense.