Lessons in Life from Malware


The other day I was downloading a program from the internet onto my computer. For some reason my malware/virus software did not detect anything malicious and my computer became infected. My computer instantly began acting funny: My computer was running slowly, when I went online, different windows would open up, there were pop-up ads everywhere! At first I tried to ignore it and work around it…but that didn't last very long. How can I work while continually dealing with pop-ups? I tried to uninstall the program that was causing all the trouble, but that was like a Band-Aid, I had to get to the heart of the matter. The root of the problem was buried deep into my hard drive. I eventually had to call my web guy for help. After my Web guy worked on my computer all day long, he fixed the … [Read more...]