What is a "Worm"?

A computer virus or a "worm" is a malicious software program that can self-replicate on computers or via computer networks without you being aware that your machine has become infected. Because each individual copy of the virus or "worm" can also self-replicate, Infections can spread very rapidly. There are very many different types of computer viruses and "worms" and many can cause high levels of destruction and stress to your computer and Data riddled hard drive. These pesky little digital creatures often come from E-Mail, Facebook Applications, Unknown flash drives and other websites or servers. These are only made to get your data and make your computer un-useable. But we are here to take them down with our strong and trustworthy tools!

What is a "Trojan"?

A Trojan horse or Trojan is a type of "Worm" that is often disguised as a legitimate software. Trojans can be employed by cyber-thieves and hackers trying to gain access to users' system(s). Users are typically tricked by some form of social engineering into loading and executing Trojans on their systems. Once activated, Trojans can enable cyber-criminals to spy on you, steal your sensitive data, and gain backdoor access to your system. These actions can include Deleting data, blocking data, modifying data, copying data and Disrupting the performance of your computer. You will be glad to hear though that these pesky little digital creatures cannot spread and are only there for your very important data. The data they steal can be used against you to gain access to your online bank account and other services also used to steal your identity.

What is "Malware"?

The term malware is short for "malicious software." Malware refers to any computer program that is designed to do things that are harmful to or unwanted by a computers legitimate user. This a combination of Trojans, Viruses, Spywares and social engineering. These all are used in conjunction with one another to gain access to your hard drive, steal the data and then make your computer un useable and make getting data off the hard drive nearly impossible. This is the last thing you want found on your computer.

What is  "Social Engineering"?

Social engineering is the art of manipulating people so they give up their confidential information. The types of information these criminals are seeking can vary, but when individuals are targeted the criminals are usually trying to trick you into giving them your passwords and or bank information. (Also they may be trying to access your computer to secretly install malicious software, that will give them access to your passwords and bank information as well as giving them control over your computer.) This is typically seen in "You have a Virus please call 1-800-000-0000" It is imperative that you do NOT call this number, we cannot stress that enough. If you call this number not only will they have your phone number but they will manipulate you into paying them to remove nothing. They will then have your IP Address (This is a number which corresponds to your exact computer) and can connect at any time without you knowing. Triggering your webcam and downloading Trojans, Viruses and Malware. This can become an ongoing issue as it is very hard to revoke access to them once they have it.

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Here at Fontana Computer Repair we are pleased to offer and announce our guaranteed 24 hour turnaround time. What does this mean for you? Well, this means we will fix your computer and have it back to you within 24 hours guaranteed or the service is free. To view more details about this please visit www.fontanacpr.com/24

Warranty + Gurantee

Here at Fontana Computer Repair we offer a standard 3 week guarantee on our "Threat Removal" service we offer. To view more details about this policy and guarantee please visit www.fontanacpr.com/warranty.