What Is Malware ?

What Is A Malware ?

Keyloggers, screen scrapers, and a host of other malicious tools fall under the influence of identity theft malware.

Along with highly destructive malware such as ransomware that tries to block access to the entire system, there are also highly specialized malware families specifically designed for passwords.

Keyloggers and the like record user actions, whether they are keystrokes or screenshots, which are then transmitted to the hacker.

Some malware even proactively searches the user’s system for password dictionaries or data associated with web browsers.

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