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7 Types of Worst Computer Hacking Viruses What They Do


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Viruses are something that functions same in both in the human body as well as in the computer, their work is same to make complex illness. Computer Hacking Viruses are dangerous as they steal your data, nowadays, Ransomware (virus) is the new kid on the block, it steals all your data from the computer and by that, your system may be hacked.

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Have you ever thought that the kind of data you are saving within your computer, Is it safe all the time? The answer is ‘NO’, as there many hackers present in the world those hack your personal data in the lack of your information. Prior, the most famous were Trojans, worms and much more, the hackers, spammers or say identity thieves are always in search of new ways to steal the information that can be used to discharge bank accounts or can spread electronic confusion. Here are 7 worst computer hacking are mentioned, so that your data can’t be hacked.

 

1. CryptoLocker

 CryptoLocker
Via arstechnica.com

This type of viruses is spread through the mail and encrypted the files of users so that they can’t be accessed further. Many of the computers infected by this, if the users don’t have an eagle eye on the email, they would have lost all their important files. So for this, you should make a habit to always back up your files.

 

2. I Love You

I Love You Virus
Via premiumtop10lists.com

This sounds amazing you often get written at Valentines time, but it’s having something one of the very dangerous among Computer Hacking Viruses. The Love bug flooded the internet with the message written ILOVEYOU in May 2000, also it forwarded by itself to people present in the user’s address book. This virus functions to steal the password from the computer.

 

3. Mydoom

MyDoom

Via ebuyer.com

My Doom virus functions somewhat similar like ILOVEYOU. It is also a record holder in spreading fast through email. My Doom hit the tech companies like SCO, Google, and Microsoft with the service attack. In 2004, over 16-25% of the emails infected with this virus.

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4. The Anna Kournikova

ANNA KOURNIKOVA WORM
Via slideplayer.com

This one is unique from other Viruses that written by the way as a joke by Jan de Wit. This virus posed like a photo of the Tennis Player, that attract the users to open. It acts same like ILOVEYOU virus.

 

5. Ransomware

Ransomware
Via heimdalsecurity.com

This one is the new from Computer Hacking Viruses, infecting many computers in different countries, and many people are still not familiar with this virus. This kind of virus takes the hostage of your files. It comes through the email and when you click that mail your files get encrypted.

 

6. Sasser and Netsky

Netsky and Sasser
Via computerweekly.com

This virus was written by a German Teenager, Sven Jaschan, even found guilty and was poisoned but, escaped and ultimately hired by one security company as an ethical Hacker. It affected over 70% of the computer all over the world.

 

7. Storm Worm

Storm Worm
Via blogspot.in

In 2007 it infected computers worldwide and millions of computers hacked and served to steal identities and spread spam. This virus acting as bad weather hitting the Europe.

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