Everywhere the chance of a virus – How banners are abused for malware




Watch out what websites you visit and what software you install, and not just open emails from strangers. They are the most common advice to prevent your computer is infected with malware. So advises the Dutch government users to not just open attachments or clicking. left Also demands the Dutch Association of Banks that users of Internet banking using illegal software. If they do, they run the risk that they will not get their money back if there is fraud involving online banking. Pirated software can indeed contain viruses, so it is thought.

They are well-meaning advice, also do work to a certain extent, but by no means constitute a guarantee for a clean computer. After all, these days you can even become infected if you visit Nu.nl, Marketplace, Lexa or another popular website. Malware It appears to be a persistent problem, because it keeps getting re- done .

That 35 percent of the Dutch ever left click in email, as identified by Ziggo shows , says not much. You do not have to click to get a virus. BuyNow on crazy How big is this problem and what can users and websites do about it?

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