A computer virus is a piece of software developed in order to cause damage, collect data and has the ability to replicate itself on the device or over a network. It is usually loaded onto your device without your knowledge or permission and runs against your wishes.
Luckily enough there are anti-virus kits that offer protection against this malicious type of software. These programs run on your PC (using in the background) combating and preventing the installation of anything classed as a virus (malware, adware, spyware etc). As long as the anti-virus has real-time protection it will be constantly monitoring your device for