The 9 most common malware threats to your business

Do you know what malware is and the types of malware threats that exist today?

It used to be that viruses were the biggest and only threat to computers but these days, with the exponential growth in the use of the internet and hacking now seen by some as a profession, businesses are being targeted by a variety of cyber threats all the time. Often with disastrous results. 

Anything that has been designed to steal your data or hurt your computer systems is now called malware – short for “malicious software”. There are a number of different ways you or your business can be targeted, so being aware of how this can happen is essential and your first defensive weapon against cybercrime.

To help you understand how you can be targeted and the different types of cyber threats commonly used by hackers, we have put together an easy-to-read guide to the 9 most common types of malware.

There’s a lot that can be put in place to protect your company and its data from a cyberattack and it needs to be done before an attack actually happens. We’re here to make it very easy for you to take action and most of the hard work can be done for you.

To discuss your IT security options and find out the best blend of software, training and procedures to keep your business safe, please don't hesitate to contact us.