Description about e-mail virus and the ways in which it infects the system.
E-mail viruses are malwares which affect our system badly. These viruses gets into the system usually via e-mail attachments. These viruses have the ability to spread to all part of the system after infecting the system. They damage or corrupt most of the system programs and application programs. Users are advised to remove these malwares from the system as soon as its detection otherwise they can lead to system crash. There are many ways for them to get into our PCs. They can enter into the system while surfing or accessing a malicious website, downloading a freeware such as codec, games etc or downloading an infected e-mail attachment. We can remove these viruses by using automatic tools and manual methods.
Some of the impacts of E-mail viruses on the system, ways to prevent and different methods to removal are given below:
- Ways to Prevent
- Methods to Remove
Such viruses get into the system mainly through the attachments of e-mail messages. When you download an infected attachment, the virus will automatically enter into the system and can result in system vulnerabilities. After the infection, it utilizes most of the system resources thereby resulting in slow performance. Such viruses can send/receive e-mails from the user’s mail box without user’s permission or knowledge. they can also hijack the web browser and redirect the browser to the parent website of the e-mail virus.
Ways to Prevent
We can prevent the attack of such viruses by following certain steps. First of all install a reliable antivirus program featured with anti-spyware and anti-malware protection and keep it up-to-date. The most common way through which such virus enters into the system is via infected attachments, so never open e-mail attachments without scanning them. Also setup an automatic scan using a powerful antivirus program so that it can automatically perform system scan to find the system vulnerabilities.
If your system is infected with e-mail viruses or other malwares, the only way to get rid of these malwares is by removing all of them from the system. But it is not a simple task. Try to perform a full system scan using any powerful antivirus programs. Several antivirus programs are available in the market and some of them are freeware. We can also remove these malwares manually from the system registries. But this is a risky job; any mistakes may lead to system crash. We can also remove e-mail viruses using e-mail protection tools. They have cloud based scanning technology to protect the system from malwares.
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