Viruses, spyware and other malicious software or malicious code (malware) can stop your computer working properly, delete or corrupt your files, steal information, or allow others to access your computer and your personal or business information.
The consequences of a malware infection can be serious and far-reaching, from losing access to your files or becoming a victim of identity theft and fraud.
Follow our guidance about using anti-virus software.
Australian Cyber Security Hotline
1300 CYBER1(1300 292 371)