Malware Concealment: How does malware get on my computer without my knowledge?
Among the most notorious kinds of malware are viruses and worms. “Computer viruses” is the term that is used for a program that has infected some executable program and that is the reason that when you run one, the spread of the virus can infect other executable files. The virus also may contain content that […]
Malware: Is it a Worm or a Virus?
When concerning malware, many people believe that a worm and a virus are the same. They both have their similarities and may carry harmful payloads. The truth is, however, they are different. While most consider that the problems with their computer are caused by a virus, this may not be true. Computer users should learn […]
All about Conficker
What is Conficker? Conficker is an internet worm (a virus) that was released in late 2008. It spreads rapidly across computer networks and has infected millions of computers worldwide. The purpose of the Conficker worm appears to be spam distribution; the worm makes it possible for its creators to install “scareware”, fake antivirus software, on […]
A keylogger is a program that logs every keystroke that is made on a computer. The keylogger relays this information to the infiltrator who installed the keylogger. This means if your computer is infected with a keylogger program, every piece of information you type is transmitted, including social security numbers, credit card and banking numbers, […]