What is Malware?
Malware refers to malicious software that is developed intentionally to infiltrate a system or the entire network. A malware infiltration results in data theft, identity theft, extortion or crippling of network systems. Whereas, malware detection is a process of detecting the presence of malware using threat intelligence to reduce risk and improve network performance. Malware is designed in such a way that it can infect, steal, explorers or conduct any behavior an attacker wants.
The sophistication of malware attacks is becoming more and more advanced and aggressive every day. Malware, when infiltrate a network, can pilfer personal information, steal personal credentials, take away important data and many more. Malware penetrates a computer through infected websites, infected files or malicious websites in order to steal away personal data.