Defend Your Business Against All Types of Malware with IT Consulting in Los Angeles

Defend Your Business Against All Types of Malware with IT Consulting in Los Angeles

What Is Malware?

IT consulting service providers in Los Angeles have to provide protection for many diverse customers against malware. The thing is, what malware is changes constantly. Ransomware, adware, general computer viruses, spyware--all are "malware" of one kind or another. More will be explored here.

Common Malware

Managed services providers (MSPs) in Los Angeles advise that you should update firewalls and anti-malware patches. Continuous observation from MSPs is also helpful, as is employee training at intervals. These will help you overcome common sorts of malware, including:

Common Viruses and Adware

Traditional viruses may or may not be directly malicious. However, they are malicious in terms of distraction, productivity losses, and space acquisition. So even if they have a "benign" quality, such viruses are "bad" for your computer. Adware is of this quality. It gets downloaded on your device and remains there until you remove it, or a tech company does. Sometimes a reboot is necessary.

Trojan Software and Ransomware

IT consulting experts in Los Angeles can help you identify and avoid Trojan software. A Trojan virus is one that hides in some other software that has a useful aspect. For example, you might download a third-party application that hides Trojan software which doesn't launch until the hackers activate it.

Ransomware is a form of virus that locks you out of necessary operational files unless you pay the demanded fee. Ransomware is often "snuck" onto a network through some sort of Trojan; but more often it comes through email that tricks employees into giving hackers access one way or another.

Backdoors and Rootkits That Make Them, DDoS, Botnets, and Fileless Malware

You need to close all potential back doors into your network. Rootkit viruses are used to create such back doors. Observation and defense upgrade helps fix those back doors.

DDoS stands for "Distributed Denial of Service". Such attacks commonly use Trojan third-party apps to install viruses which act together as one from multiple devices for a specific end. Botnets are like a cloud of digital locusts that are used for the purposes of the hacker. Fileless malware hides in Random Access Memory (RAM).

Protecting Operations from Common Malware

DCG Technical Solutions can help your business attain and retain protection against backdoors, rootkits, DDoS attacks, botnets, fileless malware, varying Trojan viruses, ransomware, common viruses, and adware. To learn more, don't hesitate to reach out to our IT consulting team in Los Angeles.