GQ1 Guiding Question 5. How can one secure his/her computer to protect him/herself from hackers, scammers, and identity thieves and how can he/she avoid, detect, and get rid of viruses and spyware?. How can someone protect their computer from viruses and spyware?. Types of spyware. Malware
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GQ1 Guiding Question 5 How can one secure his/her computer to protect him/herself from hackers, scammers, and identity thieves and how can he/she avoid, detect, and get rid of viruses and spyware?
Types of spyware Malware • Used to collect information about the computers user. Adware • Designed to display advertisements on your computer. http://www.ehow.com/list_6375045_types-spyware-viruses.html
Types of viruses Worms • Multiplies and spreads through computers. • Most times through networks. • Used to give one person control over other systems. Trojans • Disguises its self trying to make users install, open, or download them. • Steals information and causes system failures.
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