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Spam & Malware

Spam and malware are among the most widespread threats on the Internet. Spam is defined as inappropriate or unsolicited messages sent to a large number of recipients. Such messages are also often used to spread malware.

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What you need to know about Spam & Malware

Cybercriminals use spam messages in forms on websites, online forums, and e-mail to spread malware undetected. Depending on the kind of malware, it injects itself into the affected user systems or directly onto the web server of the online service to steal sensitive data, destroy files, and infect other systems.

The most common types of Spam & Malware attacks are:

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Form Spam

Form spam refers to the sending of unsolicited messages via the contact forms of online portals. These annoying messages often contain links to malicious websites or contain infected file attachments. The latter are often uploaded by cybercriminals in job application forms, with scammers hiding the malware in job application documents. Once injected into the systems of victims, malware can inflict considerable damage.

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How malware works


Malicious software, or malware, is any type of computer program designed to perform unwanted or harmful functions on PCs, servers, and within networks. These include computer viruses, worms, Trojans, ransomware, spyware, and many other digital pests. Typically, cybercriminals use these malicious tools to access sensitive data, extort ransom, or simply cause as much damage as possible to the affected system.

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