Malware

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How to get rid of iPhone viruses
If you have a virus on your iPhone, there are easy ways to get rid of it. Find out how to remove iPhone viruses here.
Published June 17, 2024 ·6 min read
Trojan viruses: Detecting and removing
Help protect your device against Trojan viruses. Learn effective ways and essential tips to defend against malware and other threats.
Published May 08, 2024 ·6 min read
Famous computer viruses: A historical look at notable cyberthreats
Learn about the most famous computer viruses and their impact, including examples and the history of these cyberthreats.
Published March 22, 2024 ·6 min read
Spyware: What it is and how to protect yourself
Spyware is a type of malware that infiltrates your device and covertly gathers intel about you. Learn about spyware removal tips in this guide.
Published July 20, 2023 ·3 min read
Webcam hacking
You might have heard that hackers can access your webcam. In the age of the Internet of Things, that’s a pretty scary notion.
Published August 08, 2018 ·4 min read
What are malicious websites?
Most people don't know that you don’t have to intentionally download a malicious attachment to compromise your computer’s security.
Published August 08, 2018 ·3 min read
Virus FAQ
Are you a Norton customer who is facing a problem with malware? Use this page to get answers to frequently asked questions. My computer has a virus. How did this happen? Thousands of new viruses…
Published August 08, 2018 ·3 min read
OS X malware
Online threats to Macs have increased lately. The most recent one to make news, called “Crisis”, targets Mac users. Your risk of infection is probably very low, but here are some basic facts: “Crisis” is a Trojan that…
Published August 08, 2018 ·2 min read
What is cryptojacking? How it works and how to help prevent it
Cryptojacking is the unauthorized use of your computer and devices by cybercriminals in order to mine for cryptocurrency.
Published August 08, 2018 ·3 min read
Macro viruses
A macro virus is defined as “a computer virus written in the same macro language used for software applications, such as word processors.”
Published August 08, 2018 ·4 min read
Malware 101: How do I get malware? Complex attacks
In other posts, we’ve explained the different types of malware on the threat landscape, and some of the less complicated ways your computer can become infected with malware. In this article we’ll talk about…
Published August 08, 2018 ·3 min read
Ransomware: 5 dos and don'ts
Guest Post By Kevin Haley, director, NortonLifeLock Security Response I despise all forms of bullying.Perhaps the one I hate most of all is where the bully takes a personal item, snatching it from you,...
Published August 08, 2018 ·3 min read
How Norton keeps you shaded from silent but deadly threats
On May 19th, 2014 Blackshades made news headlines when the FBI and Europol announced (link is external) that they had arrested dozens of individuals suspected of cybercriminal activity centered around the malware.
Published August 08, 2018 ·4 min read
What is a botnet?
The Internet is filled with threats to online security. Many of these threats are just productive, positive technologies turned to evil use. The botnet is an example of using good technologies for bad intentions.
Published August 08, 2018 ·4 min read
What Is A Computer Virus?
A computer virus, much like a flu virus, is designed to spread from host to host and has the ability to replicate itself. Similarly, in the same way that viruses cannot reproduce without a host cell, computer viruses…
Published August 07, 2018 ·2 min read

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