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Friday, 13 January 2017 09:34

5 Common Traits of Malware

5 Common Traits of Malware


In 2016, we saw a dramatic increase of infected computers due to the malware (aka Cryptolocker). 

Below are some common traits of Malware to look out for. Please share this article with your fellow colleagues so you and your friends don't become the person who shuts down your office.

  1. Zip files
  2. Fake sender email address
  3. Disguised links or buttons
  4. Request or threat of urgent attention
  5. Too good to be true offers

Here are some real-life examples of Malware. Some are very professional-looking, so if in doubt, don't click or open any attachments. As always please call our IT support team for any advice on 1300 89 22 00.  


Example 1 Malware

Example 2 Malware

Example 3 Malware

Example 4 Malware

Example 5 Malware

Please feel free to write or call 1300 89 22 00 with any questions.

The ITConnexion Team

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