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5 steps to Avoid Malware

5 steps to Avoid Malware

Different types of Malware are introduced every day… And they are affecting our systems and could be used to steal our information which could be used for different purposes…

As we have discussed basics about malware, Which are malicious codes which causes an interruption in our systems… Discussed in Are you a victim of Malware

These are the 5 steps to Avoid Malware

Step 1- Get a good Anti-virus

While we use the computer for getting notified of Trojans, viruses, and worms… Attacking to our Computer we should have a good anti-virus to be installed For Detecting those Errors… As Anti Virus works from Scanning malware Signature …so it must be kept updated…

Step 2-Don’t be a victim of Click-baiting

We must first understand what is Click Baiting … Any Material which compels the user to click on it is called click baiting…So we must understand the situation and must not be a victim of those baits as they could direct a user to any malicious website…

Step 3-Install Security Patches

As our operating system gives security patches every time we download or update it… While when update the Software install new patches as companies release security patches which could exploit any Vulnerability…

Step 4-Don’t Download files from illegal File Sharing Platforms

Illegal file-sharing platforms are which share files which could be illegal like Pirated Prints of movies, or pre-released Audio or video files… As these files could contain trojans which could be used by the attackers to steal the data…

Step 5-From Physical Media

Most of the systems are affected by these type of physical media and physical media like Pendrives, hard drives… Make sure you scan these drives before you open files on these drives on your computer…

 

Mayank Nautiyal
I have completed my Bachelors in Electronics and Communication. Currently Pursuing Masters in Cyber Security from National Law Institute University.Love to Spread the Knowledge I have.

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