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Anti-virus: Eliminate Malicious Software for Good

Malicious software or malware is any type of program designed to allow someone else to take over your PC. Malware can range from viruses to Trojans to spyware. New types of infection are appearing all the time as hackers find new ways to attack Windows. You really can’t be complacent. Even if you don’t use the Internet, your PC is still at risk from all kinds of infections. The steps needed to deal with malware are threefold. Firstly, you need to identify the type of infection on your PC. Next, you have to apply the appropriate medicine to remove it. Finally, once your malware infection is gone, you need to repair the holes that allowed it to get into your PC in the first place. Viruses and other malware are the greatest threat to your PC’s health. Read on to find out how to cure them.

Category: Internet & Security, Issues
Issue: 2011 Issue 9 November/December
Operating Systems: XP, Vista, 7
Article Reference: A7

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