Virus & Malware Removal on the Gold Coast

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Not only are the experts at Affordable Geeks experienced and dedicated to solving your tech problems 24/7
We also want to set you up for success to help prevent any future issues relating to viruses and malware. We’ll remove harmful viruses and malware, whilst ensuring your data remains safe on your device.
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In addition to virus and malware removal, which will help ensure your devices are operating as efficiently as possible, we can assess and diagnose any other issues affecting your device. To save you the hassle of bringing your IT equipment to us, we can come to you to carry out assessment and repairs in an efficient and affordable manner. Contact our friendly team today. Visit our Gold Coast location, or we can come to you – whether you’re in Alstonville, Biggera Waters, Burleigh Heads, Advancetown or beyond.
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When your device breaks, it’s a nuisance, but there’s also an easy solution. However, when your device becomes infected with malware or viruses, it can be dangerous for your data and your files.

Here at Affordable Geeks, we understand the value of your files and data. That’s why we operate quickly, efficiently, and effectively. We work 24/7 and will even bring our services to you.

What is malware?

Malware is an abbreviation of malicious software. It includes all intrusive software, mainly used by cybercriminals, to steal and ransom important data and to damage and destroy computers.

The most common forms of malware include viruses, Trojans, spyware, and ransomware.

As technology continues to evolve, malware is becoming more and more advanced. That’s why professional experts in malware removal are essential to recovering data and devices from an attack.

Protecting your data and devices from a cyberattack of malware is our number one priority. You can trust Affordable Geeks to stand by your side and help you through the recovery of your device.

What are the different types of malware?

Virus

These malware types attach to a file or document. When downloaded, the virus will lay dormant until the infected file is opened. They are made up of malicious code designed to alter normal computer operations and spread from one computer to another, much in the same way as a flu virus.

Worm

This rapidly replicating malware can spread to all devices attached to the same network because, while viruses need host programs to execute their code, worms are not limited in the same way. This means that they can infiltrate a device through a downloaded file or a network connection.

Adware

While not all adware is necessarily harmful to your device, it can slow down your operating system and even contain Trojan viruses and spyware. The best bet is to be safe and run regular scans of these programs.

Spyware

This secret malware reports your sensitive data back to a remote user, targeting financial information and private passwords. It can even give remote access to cybercriminals.

Ransomware

Often disguised as a harmless link, once downloaded, ransomware can encrypt your sensitive or valuable information. From here, it will demand a financial ransom in return for the encryption key to unlock the data.

Fileless malware

One of the trickiest forms, this memory-resident malware operates not from hard drive files but from a computer’s memory. In situations like this, there are no files to scan that will pick up on the malware and only a factory reboot can solve the problem.

Affordable Geeks Malware and Virus Removal Services

Malware and Virus Detection

Our team of trained experts will be able to run specific tests to detect otherwise unnoticeable malware and viruses. By doing so, they will then begin to work out an appropriate cause of action to preserve your device and data.

Malware and Virus Removal

Once the problem has been identified, our technicians will begin to carefully remove the malware and restore your device and data to the best of their abilities.