COMPUTERS & ELECTRONICS

How does a computer get infected with a virus or any other malicious objects?


There are different ways a computer can become infected with spyware, viruses, and other malware. Here are some common ways that may get your computer infected:


1- Accepting installations that you are not sure about it.


2- Openeing E-Mail attachments from poeple you don't know " it is recommended to even scan for virus before opening from poeple you know"


3- Not Getting latest updates fro windows and for your antivirus could put your computer at risk.


4- Not having a real antivirus " Internet security program will be even better" Could put your computer at risk.


5-Looking to download software and movies from random websites may get you in the wrong place online which could infect your computer.


Finally you you should always pay attention to the URL of the page you are dealing with online before you accept any message, example if you are getting a message telling you that you need to update your adobe flash player, you should look at the URL Make sure you are on adobe website before you click YES!