The definition of Malware, according to Wikipedia, is "any software used to disrupt computer operation, gather sensitive information, or gain access to private computer systems." The word itself is an abbreviated way of saying: malicious software.
The malware threat is well known by almost anyone who navigates the Internet. Most of us think of malware as entering a computer through email. Although this is correct, you also can download it by clicking on links on websites. No matter how you get it, when you have one, your life won't be the same until it's gone. Unfortunately, some malware programs are designed to destroy files. To read more about malware via Wikipedia, click here.
In order to assist you in maintaining a clean and safe operating computer, be it personal, company, or government owned, ESC presents the following three videos on malware. The first two are for the average computer user where the last one is for those who are technically able and involved in the day-to-day care of computers.
Federal Trade Commission on Malware:
Google on Malware:
For the technically able:
ESC would also like to offer you a free downloadable article entitled The Power of Google Integration. In this short PDF you will learn why so many have come to depend on and respect Google for so many services (click here).
John Larkin, Senior Partner