How easy is it to get a virus?

I was recently asked why computers get infected with viruses.   To show how easy it can be, I could easily log into Facebook and just start clicking or look for an archived file (zipped) with something I was looking for.   To show how easy it is and being a NASA buff, I simply searched for Apollo photos that were publicly shared.  Once I found the zipped file, I scanned the file and yep, the first one I found was infected.  (Note: This was under a VM and in a controlled lab)


About TCAT Shelbyville IT Department

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - is one of 46 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents System, the seventh largest system of higher education in the nation. This system comprises six universities, fourteen community colleges, and twenty-six Applied Technology Colleges.
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