Till this year there are many hacking/ cyber attack cases took place whether it’s Wannacry Ransomware, Petya Ransomware, Locky Ransomware, Game Of Thrones Hack case or other cyber attacks. And just because of these cyber attacks user thinks twice whether they should use internet on their computer/laptop or any digital media. Even some of the users decide that they not use the internet in future. Therefore keeping this thing in mind today we’ve gone a tell you that how you can find out whether your computer is affected by the cyber attack or not?
In this article, we cover following things:
.Facts or things that show your computer is affected by the Cyber Attack
.And what to do if your computer is malware affected
Facts that show your computer is affected by Cyber Attack
1. Programs Installing Automatically:
The first fact that comes to our list is if your computer is affected by the malware than it possible that unknown programmes are installing in your system without your permission or without noticing you.
2. Password Changed Automatically:
One of the major fact that shows your computer is malware affected is password changed automatically. If your system password, e-mail password changed automatically than you should be worried about this fact. Because changing a password is not done by the person who set the password, and if you think that you didn’t change it and password were changed by other or changed automatically than seriously you are in danger.
3. Antivirus Uninstall Itself:
In a cyber-attack, the first thing that malware does is that they uninstall or disable all the security of the system. Therefore malware uninstalls the Antivirus without knowing the user. And if the same thing is happening to you then maybe your computer/ laptop is affected by the cyber attack.
4. Web pages Changes Automatically:
While surfing on the internet it’s quite possible that you will get caught by hackers. And to know whether you are in the trap of hackers, just keep an eye on the web pages and see whether your web browser web-pages changes automatically or not. If this happens then you should worry about this. And should try to clean your computer with the help best antivirus.
5. Spam E-mails:
Getting a one or two spam emails is normal. But getting too many spam emails in one day or in a few hours is not normal you should check them from where they are coming.
How to be safe from cyber attack whether your computer is affected or not?
To be safe from cyber attack whether your computer is affected or not do following things:
- Periodically delete your computer history
- Don’t save your email or other passwords in the browser or in your computer
- Always on your default Windows firewall and Windows Defender
- Your computer/laptop should have the best antivirus installed
- Do not open malicious websites
So, that’s all from our side on this topic. We hope we provided all the information related to this topic. Share any fact and tips that you know about the cyber attack on a computer.