How do computers become infected?
A lot of the time computers become infected because a user has done something such as:
Sometimes however the infection is able to find its own way in, often through a flaw in the program.
If you are not careful online you can give your computer a number of different “infections” that mean it won’t work well.
These “infections” can be grouped together under the name Malware (malicious software) and can take several forms: