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Blog Archive: April 2013

What is Malware and Should I Worry About It?


Malware is short for "malicious software" and comes in various forms such as viruses, ransomware, trojans, rootkits, keyloggers, adware and many other forms. Often people use the term to refer anything other than a virus, but really it is the umbrella term for all kinds of software on a computer that may do damage, spy of your Internet browsing activities or cripple your computer in some way. Traditional viruses and trojan horses are fairly rare these days, as most people have some kind of ... more...