The ten things you didn’t know about Malware

Malware – no computer wants it but researchers estimate that the majority of computers have it.

But what is malware and what makes it so particularly bad for your PC?

Malware – Short for “malicious software,” malware refers to software programs designed to damage or do other unwanted actions on a computer system.

Below, Brian Laing, VP at AhnLab, has pulled together a list of the top ten things you didn’t, but should, know about malware.

I will also give you a few examples of particularly nasty pieces of malware, which will make you think twice about clicking on those “Naked Pictures of Scarlett Johansson” in the future…

SOURCE: vigilance-securitymagazine.com