Did you know that your online activity is being tracked? Websites, advertisers, social media companies and government entities all use tracking "cookies'' to customize your online experience, keep you safe and generate revenue to provide you service at a lower cost.
Unfortunately, bad actors can also use tracking and hacking software to infect your system with malware and viruses, uncover your passwords, steal your information or even your identity. This data is often sold to other bad actors on the black market.
(from "malicious software") is designed to infect systems or data, invade privacy, steal info. Includes viruses, worms, some keyloggers, spyware, adware and bots. Source: Norton.com.