Forget viruses – Today’s threats come in new shapes and are called Malware
That’s why we think “Anti-Malware” is the more appropriate term, even if it’s the same as what’s commonly known as “Anti-Virus”.
Attackers enter your PC through unpatched software and encrypt all your files. Can you afford to pay a $1,000 ransom to get your data back?
They turn your PC into a remote controlled zombie. Your computing power is collectively sold on the black market to send spams, attack others or store illegal content.
Hackers use phishing techniques and keyloggers to get your most valuable passwords and empty your bank- or PayPal-accounts invisibly within seconds.
Potentially Unwanted Programs that mess up your computer with useless browser toolbars, tons of commercials and other bulk that slows down the PC.