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9 Online Habits that Expose you to Dangerous Spyware
Most internet users have encountered spyware at some stage but few people actually know much about it...
Spyware is a type of malicious software that lets a hacker spy on you and comes as a standalone program that can secretly monitor system activity, detect passwords, other confidential information present on your computer, and relays the information back to other computers. Their mission is to steal your information, private documents, and even record you or your family through your webcam but how do you avoid getting stung by the scammers?
Here’s 9 online habits that expose you to dangerous spyware:
Find out more about threats to your mobile in our article - We are our own worst enemies when it comes to mobile malware
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