This is a Guest Post from Inspired eLearning
The difference between now and back then is the fact that people didn’t use their computers for every single thing that made it possible to live their lives. Online banking hadn’t been invented yet, e-commerce websites hadn’t been dreamed up yet, and very few websites relied upon tools that could give hackers free access to your computer. The Internet was a safer place because it was simpler.
Now, you have to worry about malware being on every page that you load on your computer. It’s everywhere. The most used websites like blogs and personal websites are the most likely to host malicious software.
This infographic gives you a good idea of just how big the threat of malware is. It also gives you an idea of how to protect yourself from it.
Infographic authored by Inspired eLearning, your source for security awareness training materials. To view the original post, click here.