You probably have some idea on viruses I believe, virus is one classification of malwares and other types of malwares are worms, bots, etc. Simply put, Malwares are nothing but the programs that are capable of breaking the ethical part of another program, which is capable of damaging another program when infected. Malwares do harm the usual activity of the system and induce the unauthorized, illegal activity defined by the hackers. There are Malwares that keep replicating on own and act independently but other set of Malwares do depend on the host program to execute itself. In any case, Malwares are written to disturb the process of the system and it keeps spreading if proper action is not taken by the users.
Assume you are having a website that allows users to login, as the users login bandwidth comes into picture, more the users more the bandwidth used or required. Malware ‘Bots’ does repeated attempt of creating new user accounts and logging with them continuously, this program keeps on running and it results in unnecessary requirement in the bandwidth, thus you may have to shell out more money to make your website accessible to genuine users. There have been countless cases where the genuine users fall short of website usage and service, dampening the business. This is a common threat to most of the insecure websites that are easily penetrated by the hackers.
Adwares are another set of Malwares that tend to disturb the users with inconvenient pop ups and dialog boxes. These are purposely created by the hackers to display their desired Ads in the website by gaining illegal access, no matter how worthy is your website content, user will get frustrated with the unusual disturbances of non stop pop ups. Some of the Adwares will start invading your personal computer when you click on the pop ups and the downloaded file can be dangerous malware that can harm the data in your computer.
Recently there are too many cases seen with the Spywares and is threat to your personal details of the users. Personal details can be confidential like bank password, user name, customer id, etc. Exposing these details by the planted Spywares to hackers shall lead to financial theft activities and frauds. These malwares store every piece of information that is typed by the user and then they are sent to the hackers.
Assume that you are enjoying a better traffic and your website has been the source of valuable information that most of the people looking for, then your website may be on the shortlist of hackers to encash that huge traffic of your site to their site, which may not have proper details. If you are not having proper protection to your site, you will fall prey to one of these tricks one or other day. When hackers try this, users will be redirected to the unauthorized site configured by the hacker and the error is called Server configuration.
There are still many malwares left undiscussed but what is more important ? The solution. There is only one solution for all these threats and you really need not to worry if you have no idea of too many technical terms. All you need to do is, sign up for a better service provider who can provide you detailed report on your website loopholes and fix them. I have been searching for the updated and advanced service, must tell you that defencely is one that could do it all for you. I have cross checked various scenarios and could see myself the better statistical report than other services.