What are Malwares and what they are capable of?

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Computer viruses, computer worms, Trojan horses, rootkits, spyware and adware are all different varieties of malwares. Malware exploits weaknesses in your computer software to gain access for a variety of purposes.

In personal-computer level, malware can steal information valuable to identity thieves, such as Social Security numbers, credit card information, email addresses and passwords, Certain malware applications disguise themselves as legitimate applications, or even fake antivirus applications, in order to gain access to your computer. The fake antivirus software generates pop-up windows telling you your computer is infected, and that only by buying its bogus products will you be clean.

Keystroke logging is when a piece of malware tracks every keystroke you make on your computer’s keyboard. Based on the keystrokes, hackers are able to pick out login IDs and passwords to bank accounts and whatever other websites you may be visiting.
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