As subtle as they are dangerous, Trojan horses (or just “Trojans”) masquerade as benign software only to unleash havoc once inside your computer. Despite their stealthy nature, there are specific strategies you can employ to safeguard your digital assets from these threats. Below, we’ll discuss how to recognize the signs of a Trojan infection, steps for removing Trojan viruses from your devices, and how to reduce the risk of future infiltrations.
So, here’s the deal with AntiVirus software these days: It’s mostly playing catch-up with super-fast athletes — the malware guys. Traditional AV software is like old-school detectives who need a picture (or, in this case, a ‘signature’) of the bad guys to know who they’re chasing. The trouble is, these malware creators are quite sneaky — constantly changing their look and creating new disguises faster than AntiVirus can keep up with their photos.