12.3 – OS Security Threats

12.3 – OS Security Threats
Common Trends in OS Malware or malicious software is software that has been developed with evil purpose. It includes worms, ransomware, backdoors, viruses, rootkits, adware, key-loggers, spyware, and Trojan horses, among other malicious programs. It comes in many forms, to interrupt your pleasure of computing and internet surfing. Malware is one of the reasons computers hang or crash. It is implemented to do detective job on you while you are browsing on a network, or to steal information like credit cards and bank accounts. In other words, it disrupts lives and causes huge financial losses. Malware is not the same as defective…
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