Nowadays, many people access the internet without having any idea about the dangers the computer must face. Yes, I said dangers! Your operating system is vulnerable to the multitude of viruses, spywares, trojans!
Experts claim that by the end of 2009 there will be about 1 billion viruses/malware programs
There are many types of malware (by the way, malware comes from Malicious Software):
Viruses – A computer virus is a computer program that can copy itself and infect a computer without the user’s permission or knowledge, because it attaches itself to a harmless program.It can also be sent as an attachment to an email message, the virus then emails itself to dozens of people in the victim’s e-mail address book.
Trojan horses – A Trojan horse is another form of malware.