What is a Malware Attack?

What is a Malware Attack?

A malware attack is the act of injecting malicious software to infiltrate and execute unauthorized commands within a victim’s system without their knowledge or authorization.

The objectives of such an attack can vary – from stealing client information to sell as lead sources, obtaining system information for personal gain, bringing a site down to stop business or even just placing the mark of a cyber-criminal on a public domain. Malware attacks have been known to be executed by disgruntled employees, competing businesses, or even cyber-terrorist organizations.

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