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Understanding Anti-Virus Protection

Antivirus protection is more than just downloading and installing an antivirus application. The surprising truth is that many antivirus applications can contain computer viruses or disable your current antivirus application and damage your system more than ordinary computer viruses!

Computer viruses cause nearly 7% of computer data loss every year. They also make your laptop or computer run slow. You should have proper internet security to get rid of viruses.

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Computer viruses are special applications designed to replicate in your computer's memory, steal or destroy information, and sometimes help hackers do some really bad things, such as Create a network of virus-infected computers to create things.

Viruses are not only frustrating and prevent you from using your computer, they can cause a lot of trouble for you and your family. Cybercriminals are increasingly using computer viruses to extort money from people.

Cybercriminals can infect your computer with special virus software that encrypts your computer files. Then you have to pay a ransom for the software to unlock your computer files!

Antivirus protection is especially important in households where children or the elderly use the Internet. Cybercriminals are often opportunists who take advantage of non-computer literate users such as children and the elderly.

Many children and adults inadvertently infect their computers with computer viruses or other malware when they click on what looks like a warning that appears on the virus warning screen. The pop-up message is fake and installs a computer virus on your computer!