The Computer Infections

Do you remember getting incensed because something slowed down your computer? You don’t remember what you did, but your computer is now slow, buggy and some of the things are not working the way they are supposed to. Sounds familiar? A layman would say “your computer has been infected with a virus”. Is that right? Sure, your computer has been infected. But not everything that infects is a virus. Just like how we have racists for races, we have softists for softwares! After reading this post, you will not be one of those. You would have come across terms like malware, spyware, worms etc. Now what exactly are these things?   Continue reading