An easy to read guide to the 9 most terrifying types of malware. These days, hacking is a profession. And a very lucrative one for some. The internet has made it very easy to access hacking knowledge and powerful automated tools. Anything that has been designed to steal your data or hurt your computer systems is now called malware – for “malicious software”. There are a number of different ways you can be targeted. Being aware is the first defensive weapon. Download our guide to the nine most terrifying kinds of malware.