Computer viruses have been around for a long time. They are a piece malware or a spyware that malicious people put in your computer. Getting a virus on your computer is really annoying and you have to take a quick action to remove it before it causes any damage. Sometimes, these viruses are an easy fix but sometimes they aren’t. If you have had a virus get out of your hands and infect your computer then you are one of the 16 million Americans who have had the same problem in the last two years.
There are many types of computer viruses that affect your computer differently. Some are not that serious and will just slow down your computer, they are also easy to get rid of. However, some are very bad and the people who sent them have malicious intent. These computer viruses can steal your data on your computer including pictures, videos and even your credentials. Then there are scams and phishing. Computer viruses are very common in America and they cost a lot of households and workplaces in the US.
However, there are a lot of software known as antivirus that detects and remove the malicious software from your computer. Today, we will be diving into the details about computer viruses. From protection to removal and how much it costs in terms of money, time and labor. Take a closer look at all of those details in the infographic below.
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