What & why – antivirus & antimalware

Protecting your computer from the nasties that are out there can be a confusing matter, especially when those nasties can come from all sides: links, downloaded files, popups and adverts – they’re happy to infect your machine and get you attached to a botnet or start spamming everyone in your contact list. So lets start with the basics – what’s the difference between antiviruses and antimalware? Surely “malware” refers to software which is malicious which would include viruses…
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