Viruses & Spyware

A virus is a file written with the sole intention of doing harm, or for criminal activity. There are many types of virus. Viruses and spyware are also known as ‘malware’ A worm, for example, can exploit security vulnerabilities to spread itself automatically to other computers through networks. A Trojanhorse (or simply ‘Trojan’) is a program that appears harmless but […]

Spyware

What is Spyware? Though the term “spyware” has captured the public consciousness and become synonymous with all sorts of malignant software, spyware is actually a subset of a more general grouping of pestilential software known as malware. Malware encompasses all that software you don’t want on your system. Some forms of malware are merely annoying, such […]