While we’re beavering away at work, there’s a minute-by-minute battle for data supremacy behind the scenes. Over 500,000 new pieces of malware are detected every day, while four companies fall victim to ransomware every minute. But if malware is the villain of the piece, antivirus software could be our digital hero.
Malware, short for malicious software, is greedily eyeing your business. From viruses that replicate and spread, to sneaky spyware that secretly monitors your activities, and even ransomware that holds your data hostage, malware comes in various disguises.
If it finds its way into your systems, it can wreak havoc. Imagine data breaches, financial loss, system crashes, and damage to your reputation. So it's crucial to understand malware’s devious nature and take proactive steps to protect yourself.
While the ever-changing nature of malware makes it impossible to stay entirely up-to-date, some common types include:
For more support on malware or antivirus software, speak to one of our V-Hub Digital Advisers for 1-2-1 support, and discover the best options for your business.
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