MALicious + softWARE = MALWARE

--Originally published at Tech and no-tech

A malicious software, more commonly known as a malware, is a program or file that is able to harm a computer. Viruses, worms, spyware, etc. are all part of the malware. Malware are designated for many different functions like stealing, erasing, encrypting, and so on and so forth.

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The most common types of malware are:

  • Virus: this is the most common. This malware executes itself and spreads to other programs.
  • Worm: this type of malware is able to self-replicate and, thus, spreads alone.
  • Trojan house: Trojans, as in real life, are disguised as a normal, non harmful, program and, when executed, their malicious intentions start.
  • Spyware: This type of malware is intended to spy and steal data and information.


What can we do about it? Protect ourselves!

How? With an anti-malware.

What is an anti-malware? An anti-malware is a set of tools created for the only purpose of identifying, removing and preventing malware from infection computer systems.

And now, a tutorial that might help to remove malware from your computer, hopefully?.

Yeah…safe mode…

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Definition: Malware – SearchSecurity

Definition: Malware – Webopedia