Malware is a general term for malicious software, and is an increasing problem on the Internet. Hackers install malware without your knowledge or consent by utilizing security gaps in your applications; consequently, they may be able to access your website. Malware code is not visible and is difficult to recognize. It may infect your customers? computers even by just surfing on your website. Hackers use malware to spread viruses, hijack your computer, or steal confidential data, such as credit card numbers and other personal information.