Examining Malware Attack in Computer Security

Examining Malware Attack in Computer Security

 

When it comes to attacks in computer Security to, one of the most dangerous attacks that a user can experience is malware attacks. Malware is a short form of malicious software. They are bad code that can do damage to any device.

 

Malware attacks in computer security are carried out through social engineering as users are. mostly misled into clicking on malicious links embedded within personal messages sent on social media.

 

Malicious software gives Attackers access to your profile and personal information.

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It also sends messages automatically to your “friends” list, instructing them to download the new application too. When such malware is downloaded, they are capable of causing damages to the devices.

 

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Another method of attack involves applications advertised on social networking sites, which appear genuine.

 

However, some of these applications install malicious code or rogue antivirus software.

 

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Adeniyi Salau

Adeniyi Salau Scrum Master Certified , CCNA R&S , BeingCert and Scrum Certified Digital Marketing Professional, CEP, MOS, MCP, CSCU (Project 2016), Microsoft Certified Security and Networking Associate is a Google and Beingcert Certified Digital Marketer, Project Manager and SEO Expert of repute with about a decade of Blogging and online marketing experience. He is always ready to share his experience with others.

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