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Types of Malware
– Viruses
– Worms
– Trojans
– Spyware

Common Infection Methods
Phishing emails
– Drive-by downloads
– Infected websites
– Social engineering

Effects of Malware
– Data breaches
– Identity theft
– Financial loss
– System crashes
– Slow computer performance

Prevention Techniques
– Keep software updated
– Use strong and unique passwords
– Install reputable antivirus software
– Be cautious when clicking on links or downloading attachments
– Regularly backup important files

Malware Removal
– Use antivirus software to scan and remove malware
– Disconnect from the internet
– Boot into safe mode
– Use specialized malware removal tools
– Seek professional help if necessarySummary:

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
malware (noun)
software designed to interfere with a computer's normal functioning
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