- Jul 21, 2017
There are dozens of ways malware can get onto your system. In most cases, infections involve a user-initiated action, like opening a malicious attachment or executing a .exe file acquired from some sketchy corner of the Internet.
In other cases, you can get infected with malware even without opening a file or downloading anything malicious – all it takes is for you to visit a compromised website.
In this article, we’ll show you exactly how drive-by downloads work and how you can protect yourself from this threat.
A drive-by download refers to the download of malicious software to your device without your consent. Learn how to protect your system from this threat.