Malware

How to avoid it

What is malware?

Malware is malicious software that can affect your computer and obtain personal information. A common way for this to spread is email and email attachments


How does it travel? What does is do?

Malware can travel in many different ways such as through an email attachment. They're are different types of malware such as:
•Viruses (copies itself and spreads through contact)
•Trojan Horses (Seems legit but its not!)
•Spyware (This is the one that gathers personal information)


How do I avoid malware????

There are many different ways to avoid malicious computer malware but perhaps the best three are:
-Antivirus software
-firewall
-common sense(Don't open that email attachment)