The dynamic of today’s IT environment makes it easy for computer malware (malicious software) to exist, even thrive. Being educated about what threats are out there is the first step for every computer user.  Did you know there are 10 types of malware?

  1. Infamous computer virus
  2. The ever-popular computer worm
  3. The unknown backdoor
  4. The secretive Trojan horse
  5. Adware/spyware
  6. User-mode rootkits
  7. Kernel-model rootkits
  8. Firmware rootkits
  9. Malicious mobile code
  10. Blended threat

To learn more about what malware is and read about the 10 types of malware, WingSwept recommends you read this informative article.