If you are connecting to the Internet, or allowing others to use your computer, or share files with others should take steps to protect your computer from harm. Why?
Because there are computer criminals (sometimes called hackers) who attack the computers of others. Can these criminals to attack computers directly by infiltration into the computers through the Internet and steal personal information, or they can attack computers indirectly by creating malicious programs that harm your computer.
But fortunately, you can protect yourself by following a few simple precautions and.
Any type of software that can harm your device?
Virus: a virus program copies itself. And spreads by copying itself several copies on a computer or insert the code in the files of computer programs or operating systems. Viruses do not cause damage to files or computers always, but often affect computer performance and stability. Even a virus infects a computer or spread, often must make something like a open infected e-mail attachments.
Spyware and other malicious software: Spyware is software that can install itself on your computer or work on it without providing notice or consent or precise control. May not show symptoms of having spyware infect your computer, but can be of several types of spyware or unwanted influence on how the computer is restarted.For example, a spyware control your behavior on the Internet or collect information about you (including personal identification information or other relevant information) or change the settings of your computer or cause a slow running computer.