It’s a typical day and you’ve just checked your email. You see one from a familiar source with a zipped attachment and you promptly download it. You unzipped the file and nothing happens so you move on to the next email and continue on with your mundane routine of opening emails while wondering what exactly happened.
Sometimes, when you use your computer, you face dangers that you do not know. One of these dangers is malware. But what is it, precisely, and how can it possibly harm your computer?
Malicious software or malware are generally defined as any software designed to gain access to or damage a computer. This usually happens without the knowledge of the computer user. Unless you are a security expert that’s trying to analyze them, the presence of malware on your computer system is most likely bad news.
Malware comes in numerous types and depending on whom you ask, can be classified into different ways. The most common is categorizing them according to their method of attacking your computer system, which is how we will be approaching it.
Do note that some malware …
“Write the saddest story you could think of in 4 words”? Challenge accepted.
With that, we here at the SecureAPlus Team has come up with our own version of the saddest Anti-Virus story which we have all heard far too many times over the years.
Worrying about viruses trying to get into our devices has become a daily habit for some people that are sensitive on security. That’s why choosing a suitable anti virus software may sound complicated to many.
Given the rampant proliferation of virus and malware, experts are coming into terms …