How can malware be spread?

Malware spreads in computer when you download or install an infected software. They also enter your computer through an email or a link. Once malware enters the computer, it attaches itself to different files and overwrites the data. Some malware are to be executed before it’s activated, but some spread immediately.

Can malware spread from one device to another?

If successful in infecting a network, malware can spread quickly to devices such as computers and other hardware. Malware can expose and leak sensitive information just as quickly.

What is the most common way to spread malware?

By far the most common method for hackers and state-sponsored hacking organizations to spread malware is through phishing emails. Hackers have become incredibly skilled at crafting emails that trick employees into clicking on links or downloading a file that contains malicious code.