Viruses and malware are harmful software that can cause problems on your computer or other devices. They can steal your personal information, damage your files, or make your computer run slowly. In this lesson, you will learn about these threats and how to recognize them.
There are many types of viruses and malware, but some common ones include:
Viruses and malware can spread in many ways, such as:
It's important to be cautious when using the internet and downloading files to avoid accidentally getting a virus or malware on your computer.
Here are some tips to help protect your computer from viruses and malware:
Now that you've learned about viruses and malware, take some time to think about how this information can help you stay safe online. Remember to be cautious when using the internet and downloading files, and always keep your computer and antivirus software up to date.