Avoid infection by treating incoming files and software carefully. Run antivirus software where you can.
Common types of Malware include: Virus, worm, trojan horse, spyware among others
Install patches to keep your existing software up to date. A patch is a set of changes to a computer program or its supporting data designed to update, fix, or improve it.
Verify the link first before you click!
Turn off auto-run on your computer so that if a USB drive has malware, then it won’t automatically be transferred to your machine. Be Careful when it comes to File Sharing!
Software updates offer plenty of benefits. These might include repairing security holes that have been discovered and fixing or removing computer bugs.
A slow computer is often infected with Malware - Be Aware!
Install antivirus and anti-malware tools!