Scammers are always trying to think of new ways to infect computers, and at least one hacker or group of hackers decided to go after children. Security experts are saying they have detected viruses on more than 60 websites with the words "game" or "arcade" in the title, showing the need to install antivirus software on every computer, especially those children use.
Any device, whether it be a PC, mobile device or tablet, can be tricked into doing things its owner doesn't want it to do with viruses. Even so, there are ways to help increase internet security and stop these security risks that can harm someone's computer and steal their information.
Protecting bank accounts' internet security should be easy, but there are now more threats than ever online and on mobile devices. Security experts are saying that online bank account users should look out for the SpyEye Trojan, which can steal money without the bank account owner ever knowing.
Every social networking user should have good antivirus software protecting their computers at all times, and the latest breach of Facebook proves it. The website was hit with malicious software and had 45,000 users' log-in details stolen due to the Ramnit worm. Users were mostly located in England and France.
Security experts are cautioning the public to be on their guard against the expected rise in botnets targeted at smartphones in 2012.