IT security experts have revealed that there were over one million web attacks against individuals 365 days in 2015. Unfortunately the number of attacks didn’t slow down in 2016, which means that businesses took stronger security measures to protect their vital business data. Education and awareness of the negative affects of malware, as well as the steps needed to prevent these attacks, remains one of the best ways that businesses can properly protect their information and data.
How Can Malware Negatively Affect Your Business?
Hackers deliver malware to your computer by disguising emails, creating fake websites, or tricking you into directly downloading the malicious code. Once you have accidentally installed the malicious program, a number of activities can take place:
As these negative affects show, malware protection and detection is key to protecting your enterprise data.
What Are The Most Popular Types Of Malware?
Identifying the most popular types of malware attacks can help you to protect and detect malware attacks.
In conclusion, understanding the harmful affects of malware can help you to create a proactive security approach to securing your network from current and future threats. Remember that employee education is the key to any IT security solution. To learn more about how to protect your network from malware attacks or for additional information on the latest data security threats contact Solid Technology Northwest located in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest via firstname.lastname@example.org or (425) 223-3816.