All About Malware: The Myths and Facts

In a period of time, people realized the importance of computer security. The industry on security felt the demand dealing with the challenges when it comes to security threats, where technical people on this platform put more effort to educate computer users. These days, it is alarming that many people believe in several computer security myths. Here are few of the Malware myths and facts. Computer Infection is Easy to Notice. Some malware gives apparent signs when a computer is infected,just like when your browsing result may seem odd or when something appears on the screen that will extort cash from you, hence most of the time, malware silent operators that sneak into your computer system without you knowing it. The cyber-criminals created malware  that depend on stealth. Creating undetectable malware is their primary goal. This program will work quietly on your computer, to be able to gather and record sensitive information. Controlling remotely to send unwanted emails, or command to attack the other website with the use of your computer. Malware can only attack Windows. The belief that malware can only infect Windows Operating System will put you at risk. Although, the most common attacks are on Windows, the Mac® OS X® and Android™ is not excluded from malware attacks. If you know, in the past (1980s) Apple’s DOS 3.3 was attacked by a virus named “Elk Cloner”. From then on, Mac OS dealt with some type of malware attacks. In addition to this, Android (Google’s mobile computing platform) also experienced such malware attacks since it was launched. Email Attachments are Safe if from the persons you know....

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