What Do Computer Viruses Do?
Over time from using the Internet and your computer, you may have been infected or know someone that has been infected by computer viruses. A computer virus could corrupt or delete personal information from your computer. It's common to find out that viruses have attached themselves to your emails without you realising and infecting over computers.
Emails and illegal downloads are the most common ways viruses move from computer to computer. It's always good to make sure you know where the email is coming from and if you don't know who the sender is never op the email. Always look at the subject and see what is typed in there.
Viruses can be disguised as attachments of images or audio and video files. Viruses can be in any type of attachment
Viruses can also spread through downloads from Internet. They can be hidden in files or programs, so always read the terms and conditions and make sure no 3rd party software is coming in with the install of another program.
To help avoid viruses, it's essential that you keep your computer up to date with the windows updates and antivirus updates.
Once a virus is on your computer it's extremely important to remove it as soon as possible, take it to your local computer repair shop. The longer the virus remains, the harder it is to remove, and the more expensive the bill could be.
Here you will find updates on viruses and how to remove them
There are alot of viruses out there that completely take over your pc, lock you out so you can't do anything. They leave a splash page on your computer pretending to be from the police asking for money. "THIS IS A VIRUS!!!"
Viruses that are created are only there to get your bank details and trick you into paying for a service that doesn't actual excist and will never solve your problems.