Malware Safety

What is Malware?

Malware is a truncated term for “malicious software”. There are various forms of malware including viruses, worms, spyware, and keyloggers.

How can you protect yourself?

  • Ensure your software updates are current. This includes your antivirus, web browser and operating system.
  • Do NOT open suspicious links in emails or social media posts.
  • Protect all devices that are connected to the Internet such phones and gaming systems.
  • Be aware when using a flash drive you did not purchase.  It may contain malware. 

Click here to learn the different types of Malware and how they affect your systems.