Downfalls of the Internet
As a child growing up in the 90’s it was always a fascination about computers and what you could on them. This electronic device was the face of a newly worldwide invention that affected a range of people from young to old. A feature that was and is still offered computers is the Internet. Though the internet is now available on many electronics and more, it is still an advantage to have. As society continues to grow and expand into this rapidly growing atmosphere, has the internet developed bad additions that can harm us? Yes. The internet has now become a place of fraud, identity theft, internet fighting, pornography, and much more. In addition it has become an unsafe place for children, due to the amounts of chat rooms and seeking pedophiles. The internet has become one of the most hazardous places in the world.
Spyware travels over the Internet and infects your computer. You can encounter spyware and other forms of malware in many ways, including: Downloading files or software, Opening email attachments or clicking on pop-ups, Visiting devious Web sites, Operating silently, spyware collects your information. Without your knowledge, spyware runs in the background while it records your Internet browsing habits and keystrokes, monitors the programs you use and collects your personal information, which can lead to credit card fraud and online identity theft.
Spyware uses your Internet connection to transmit your information to identity thieves.
While your computer is connected to the Internet, spyware quietly transmits your personal information, which can include:Credit card numbers, Bank account numbers, Social Security, numbers, Usernames and passwords, Address books, including email addresses.
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