Identifying And Detecting Malware Threats

When it comes to malware threats, there are many different types of attacks that can occur. However, the most common ones are: Trojan horses, viruses, worms and spyware.

1. Trojan horse


A Trojan horse is a type of malware that disguises itself as another program in order to infiltrate your computer system undetected. Once it’s installed on your machine, the Trojan horse can do anything from stealing your personal information to causing total system destruction.

To protect yourself against Trojans, be sure to only download programs from trusted sources and always keep your antivirus software up-to-date.

2. Viruses

Viruses are perhaps one of the best known types of malware and they’re responsible for infecting millions of computers each year. Unlike Trojans or worms which spread through file sharing or email attachments respectively, viruses attach themselves to legitimate files and get activated when those files are opened by unsuspecting users.. This makes them particularly dangerous as often people don’t even realize their computer has been infected until it’s too late!

3. Spyware


Spyware is a type of malware that installs itself on devices without the user’s knowledge in order to collect information like passwords, banking details and other sensitive data.

It can also be used to track the user’s activity online or even spy on them through their webcam or microphone.

Spyware typically comes bundled with free software downloads or attached to spam emails, so it’s important to be careful when downloading anything from the internet and always scan files for viruses before opening them.

Registry Cleaners


There are a lot of myths and misconceptions when it comes to registry cleaners. The truth is, there really isn’t much of a need for them. Unless your computer is running extremely slow or you’re experiencing other problems, there’s no reason to use a registry cleaner. In fact, using one can often do more harm than good.

Registry cleaners work by identifying incorrect or obsolete information in the Windows Registry and removing it. This…