Malware, a term encompassing harmful software, poses threats from viruses to ransomware. It extends beyond desktops to mobile devices, emphasizing the need for robust protection. From spyware to adware, different malware types exploit vulnerabilities differently. Detection involves visible symptoms and antivirus software, while removal strategies include disconnecting from the internet, running a malware scanner, and reinstalling browsers. Malware’s evolution from experimental to serious threats is traced, highlighting notable examples. Beyond antivirus, additional measures such as backups, and multi-factor authentication are also crucial to avoid malware threats.

Valiaugaité, Inga. 2023. “What Is Malware? How It Works & How to Remove It?” Cybernews, November 15. READ:

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