What is Malware?

Published by Avast

Ever since the birth of computing, people have fought the threat of malware. But what exactly is malware? In this article we define malware, introduce its many different types, and explain how it works. We also describe the warning signs of an infected device and explain how to prevent it with Avast One, our world-class, anti-malware protection.

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