What is Malware?

Malware is the all-encompassing term that refers to any malicious software. It includes viruses, worms, Trojans, and spyware.

How to Recognize This Threat: The threat of malware is out there at all times for any device that is online (and even those not connected). It can be spread through email, links, USB drives, and more via both targeted and general attacks.

How to Prevent This Threat: Vigilance is key for users to avoid inviting malware onto their device, by staying away from questionable sites and refraining from downloading suspicious files. For true network protection against malware, your organization should have a firewall complete with a security services subscription. Find the right one for you!