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Boot Sector Virus

What is a Boot Sector Virus: How to Prevent It

Boot sector virus is a kind of malware that targets the system’s boot partition or the master boot record (MBR) of a hard disk. Boot sector of a disk contains the code and data needed for the start of the computer’s operating system (OS). During the computer’s start up and before it gets detected by the antivirus software the virus… Read More »What is a Boot Sector Virus: How to Prevent It

Script-Based Malware

What is Script-Based Malware?

Script-based malware is not a new thing at all, but can definitely be called “new” when we talk about its modern appearance. Scripts were used over a decade ago to deliver malware or do some unpleasant things on infected computers. But their modern nature has changed. Around the edge of the ‘10s, antivirus tools made a large leap forward in… Read More »What is Script-Based Malware?