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.

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E-safety. Looking after your computers.

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: