Computer worms are threats that can self-replicate and slow down your computer drastically. Don’t fall victim to malware!
What is a computer worm
Worms are programs that replicate themselves and spread via a computer network.
Where do computer worms come from
Common ways of transmitting worms include attachments, file-sharing networks, and links to malicious sites.
How to recognize a computer worm
Since worms consume large amounts of computer memory or put a strain on the bandwidth of networks, servers, network servers, and individual computers, they often make devices unresponsive to commands.
How to get rid of a computer worm
To remove the worm, simply run a malware scan with your antivirus software. Once the worm is detected and removed, your computer should become completely safe to use.
How to prevent computer worms
- Be careful when using file-sharing networks and with suspicious attachments and / or links.
- Keep your current antivirus protection up to date and ideally have a firewall.
Protect yourself from computer worms
There is no better way to identify, remove, and prevent computer worms than using an antivirus and worm remover.