which type of malware prevents you from accessing files stored on your computer??
Rootkits enable unauthorized users to gain access to your computer without being detected. 5. Ransomware. Ransomware is designed to encrypt your files and block access to them until a ransom is paid. 6. Worms. A worm replicates itself by infecting other computers that are on the same network. They’re designed to consume bandwidth and interrupt networks. 7.