5 ways malware can infect your PC

Malware attacks are on the rise, which means every PC owner needs to be on the lookout for threats. The first thing you can do to defend yourself is find out how malware makes its way onto computers in the first place. We’ll take a look at the five most common ways malware can infect your computer.

1. Scam emails

Phishing emails (Opens in a new tab) These are messages sent by malicious actors that try to trick you into taking a certain action. Phishing often targets employees of large companies. A hacker posing as a supervisor or executive could potentially trick an employee into giving up their passwords, giving a bad actor access to the corporate network.

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