Computer viruses, worms, trojan horses, spyware, dishonest adware, crimeware, most rootkits, and other malicious and unwanted software are malwares.
Today, major computer security threats are from Internet. These threats have two main channels: one is the Email client, like Outlook, and another one is the browser, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer. In a word, they are hyperlinks. So, before or after a download, how to protect our computers?
Security software is always to be recommended and available from market. Some are free for home users, and others need to pay. Many new computers come with a trial version from a security software/service provider. For example, Norton Internet Security. Even though you don't have any one in your computer, you still have a chance to avoid troubles before they come to you. You don't pay even one cent, but get a complete test report from almost all security software/service providers with their latest anti-malware technologies.
Here is the sample URL :
As a result of test, you will see your test report on a web page like this:
And below is an earlier printable report:
PDF Format: BitWaySupport.exe_Security_Report