Scam and other security issues

I am sure if you own a PC you have at some stage experienced an infection of one type or another.

You may not be aware but there are several types of infection ranging from the annoying to the downright dangerous. Although in the user world just about all infections are referred to as ‘viruses’ there are in fact a number of categories of infection of which a virus is just one. There are also many ways that these infections can get into your computer, the most well known being via an email. Below are some of the categories of infection:

•    virus
•    trojan horse
•    worm
•    keylogger
•    password sniffer
•    adware/spyware

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