Have you ever downloaded software without thinking about where it's from, or which company has created it? Of course, we all have.
You might be browsing the Web when you see a program that sounds helpful. It might be a utility like System Healer that promises to clean out all the nasty computer programs, caches and other things that are slowing down your PC.
Click, download. But don't do that until you read this!
There's a dangerous malware attack going on right now that has already tricked 12 million people into downloading a trojan called Wizz. It's from a company called Tuto4PC that owns at least 55 domains.
Once downloaded, it loads your PC with adware and bloatware, which are software programs that you don't need, may not know you have, and clog up your PC.
On top of downloading software you don't want, including spyware, Wizz steals your personal information. This trojan also tries to find your antivirus software.
Be on the lookout for suspicious software programs. The company behind this attack, Tuto4PC has been in trouble several times from French regulators for installing software on people's computers without them knowing about it.