These 5 ways can get your computer virus or malware

by Techchef Data Recovery Techchef Data Recovery
No information means zero-knowledge, resulting in your data loss from the computer. Cybercrimes are expanding daily to make fools out of people and trap them in a security threat. 

If you avoid these five mistakes that can affect your computer and let you enter a malicious program, you'd better be protected from malware and virus. 

An infected computer can have adverse effects on your personal files and other crucial data, rendering it inaccessible. 

However, many data recovery companies offer malware data recovery solutions but protect your precious data; it becomes necessary to avoid mistakes in the future that can trick you into being a victim of cybercrime. 

1. Stop click-baiting

Grayware is one of the most tricky malware that one can hardly be suspicious of. However, it doesn't cause any harm to the hardware of the system but can rob your personal details and sell them to other cybercriminals. 

When you reach an appealing website, and it asks you to fill a survey, this could be it. The personal information you provided can be used to enter your accounts and impose security risks on you. The 'click-bait' across social media networks can trap you to the malware. 

2. Stop looking at malvertisements

This malware can implant in software that has not been updated in the system. A software that is not updated can be targeted by the malicious tool kit that triggers the security holes.

It can enter your system from malvertising on trusted or untrusted websites where advertisements are embedded by malicious tool kits changing code in genuine advertisements. 

3. Avoid downloading random links or websites

Ransomware can be now seen in mobile phones that can encrypt your entire documents, folders, photos etc., and demand ransom payment to access the files again. 

You might have heard or experienced ransomware on the computer, but now it also affects the mobile OS. 

When you unintendedly download a folder or a malicious file from a website, it imposes ransomware to you. A ransomware recovery service can effectively recover your encrypted files with specialized tools. 

4. Online gaming malware

You shouldn't rush when you play online games and if you are a gaming geek, beware of websites that can enter your system. 

While you are gaming online, the malware can enter your system without the user's permission and steal your entire personal information. 

5. Website Malware extension

With the ease of browser extension, some new malware extensions are adding on to target unaware people by implanting adware on the website while surfing the internet. 

When people click on the adware, it redirects to a malicious website possessing security threats on you. 


When you avoid such programs and scammer advertisements, not only it saves you from hackers but also your personal identity. Take a smarter step and wisely backup all important data and files in another host system to avoid data loss anytime. 

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