Risks to System Performance & Integrity

Threats to system performance and integrity include:dreamstime_13224076

  • Malicious programs (malware), including viruses, worms, trojans, spyware and adware. We’ve already looked at some of these – we’ll look at the remainder here.
  • Unwanted e-mail, often referred to as “spam”
  • Hackers, which we looked at earlier.

Related problems include hoax threats, such as virus hoaxes and emerging threats, such as ransomware.

Next: Malware