Data Protection from Malware & Viruses in
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Protection Tips from Malware
Today’s blog is interesting. You already know me and you know that I love to help
you and make your life as easy as possible. Today I am going to teach you, easily
and quickly, how to detect, avoid and eliminate viruses and malware.
The world of 'computer viruses' has also continued to evolve in recent years. This has
ended up giving life to a new fauna that is becoming more extensive and dangerous.
What Is Malware?
Formerly called computer viruses, today they are more technically known as
'malware' (malicious software). This term is used to encompass all types of malicious
program or code specifically designed to infect a computer and thus perform certain
actions (harmful or fraudulent) for which it was programmed.
Types of Malware
There are different types of malware:
Adware / PUPs: Those annoying malware that fills us with advertising.
Rootkits: Elusive and sometimes difficult to remove.
Trojans: The most dangerous. They are famous for being "the thieves" who steal
bank details, private and confidential information from companies or individuals, and
Botnets: Creators of networks of PCs Zombies.
Rogues: Fake antivirus that fool thousands of people every year.
Ransomware / Crypto-Ransomware: They are the ones that currently sound the
most due to the recent cases that you have seen in newspapers and digital
magazines. They are hijackers of computers and their files that can only be released
if the amount requested by their creator is paid. It is one of the most common types
of extortion today.
For all these unpleasant creations of unfriendly people, we bring you this guide with
tools and steps to follow to detect and eliminate practically 90% of all the 'malware'
currently circulating on the net.
The Complete Family of Malwares
Within the generic name 'malware' we find specific malicious programs such as:
Computer viruses, Trojans (Trojan horse), Banking Trojans, Ransom