Malware

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Ransomware
Ransomware holds your data hostage and threatens to delete and damage it if money is not given.
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Spyware
Spyware monitors users actions via key tracking and websites that have been visited. This malware tracks victims activity to discover personal data
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Worm
A worm is a piece of malware that replicates itself onto other computers through a network and doesn't need human help like a virus.
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Trojan Horse
A Trojan horse looks like a legitimate site or link but secretly steals your personal data through links and downloads.
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Adware
Adware is malware that presents itself as unwanted advertisements to entice victims to click links which allow the attacker to steal data.
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Virus
virus is a piece of coding that is capable of copying itself and spreads when an infected file is opened.
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How to keep safe from malware.
To keep safe from malware, you need to:Keep anti-virus software up to date, only use a trusted provider for anti-virus and do not open links that you do not know/trust.
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Spyware monitors users actions via key tracking and websites that have been visited. This malware tracks victims activity to discover personal data

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Spyware

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A worm is a piece of malware that replicates itself onto other computers through a network and doesn't need human help like a virus.

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A Trojan horse looks like a legitimate site or link but secretly steals your personal data through links and downloads.

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Adware is malware that presents itself as unwanted advertisements to entice victims to click links which allow the attacker to steal data.

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