5 security tips to avoid malware on the internet in 2023


OctaFX security experts describe the most common types of malware that can infect your device and how to avoid it with five security steps.

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – Media OutReach – 20 February 2023 – According to AV-Test Institute, an independent supplier of IT security services, there are more than 1.2 billion pieces of malware online in 2023. Every day, the organisation detects 450,000 new malware programs and potentially unwanted applications. Various scammers and hackers use such programs to steal money, sensitive information, or even use your online identity for their benefit. You can protect yourself by learning about malware and the ways to avoid it from this OctaFX guide.

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