Even state-of-the-art computer security can't always keep up with new threats. In addition to traditional viruses, there are Trojans, worms, ransomware, spyware, adware and plenty of other 'wares.' The computer industry term for all this is 'malware.'
Oh, the not-so-humble computer virus. For decades, it's been making computer users miserable.
It's like the common cold. You'd think someone would have cured both by now. Unfortunately, it looks like computer viruses are just getting stronger and smarter.
In the early days, a virus would delete your files and spread to other computers. It was annoying, but the effects were easy to detect and contain. ...