Malware is short for “malicious software”, and it is software that is specifically designed to damage and even destroy an organisations desktops and laptops. Common examples of malware are viruses, Trojan viruses, worms, adware, spyware and ransomware.
There have been countless examples of malware attacks in recent years, with some of them being so damaging that they have become headline news. Attacks have had a crippling impact on organisations in the fields of energy generation and healthcare which are so fundamental to our every day lives. However, with the right malware protection in place, such serious disruptions can be avoided in any organisation.