How Can Viruses Affect Your Computer?

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Viruses affect computers by causing the loss of data, destroying files and software, program applications. Although some are harmless others can be very devastating causing a company's entire network to shut down. They do this by replicating and hiding on other applications.
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There are many different types of viruses and all of these behave in slightly different ways. They will all affect your computer differently. Viruses commonly cause your computer to slow down and can also result in the loss of important files.Some viruses compromise the security of your computer. These allow hackers to view your personal information which could leave you open to identity theft.
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