Malware is a malicious or harmful piece of software designed to allow people to damage computers, steal personal information like banking passwords, or use personal computers to attack other devices and websites.

What does malware do?

  • Malware can be used to attempt to gain entry to your computer by appearing as legitimate programs or emails
  • Malware can also be used to delete or corrupt your files, photos, and videos - even your entire computer storage
  • Malware can also slow your internet connection and use your data allowance to infect other devices.

How do I protect myself from malware?

You can help keep your device free from malware with Telstra Broadband Protect





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