Inside The Malware Business [Infographic]

Malware is the short form of malicious software. A malware is a piece of software which enters into a computer without the user’s permission and steals the data from the host computer.

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Malwares cause millions of dollars lose every year, by stealing critical data as well as attacking resources by forming botnets. Malwares are a serious threat to internet security. There are high chances that your system is already a victim of a malware and maybe a part of a botnet.

These malwares are not just created by enthusiastic computer students. But this spreading of malwares is actually a big business in which hundreds of groups are involved, trying to compromise the security of every computer on the face of this planet.

Take a look at this infographic – flow chart, which clearly depicts how this malware business works. It also tells us the after effects of a malware infected computer system.

Via [ComputerSchool]

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