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Malware is short for Malicious
software. This means it can be used to compromise your
computer by stealing data and accessing controls.
Adware is a type of malware that automatically delivers
advertisements to the user. Common examples include the
notorious pop-up ad’s. These can also carry dangerous spyware.
Just like it’s name, ransomware is a form of malware that
holds a computer and it’s data hostage. This restricts the users
access to the computer until a fee is surrendered. These are typically
contracted from suspicious and untrustworthy downloads.
Spyware is a form of malware that functions by spying on a user
without their knowledge. Capabilities of spyware include collecting
keystrokes, account information, sensative and personal data. Spyware
typically spreads by latching itself to legitimate software.
A Trojan Horse is a type of malware that disguises itself as
legitimate software. When downloaded the Trojan Horse is activated
giving a remote user access to all of a users personal files and data.
Also the capability to install more dangerous malware.
Worms are the most common type of malware. The Worm spreads
over computer networks by exploiting operating system vulnerabilities.
Worms can consume bandwith, slowing down a users internet speed and
delivering hurtful payloads to the users system.
A virus is a form of malware that is capable of copying itself
onto other computers. Viruses spread by attaching themselves
to various programs and executing code when a user launches the program.
Viruses can be used to steal information and harm computers.
A RootKit is a type of malicious software. Designed to remotely
access or control a computer without being detected. The Rootkit
can be used to install concealed malware, steal information and
modify system configurations harming the computer.