Free Movies Online
Since a couple of years, people have started searching for websites which offer free full movie and VexMovies is one of them. This kind of websites has made it easier to stream movies on your phone, TV, and other such devices, and that too without any charge. But, various websites offer illegal pirated content, which can harm your PC.
Illegal pirated content
You must have heard this word many times, and the websites that offer free movies or other such content can affect your computer with malware. If the malicious content or software gets inside your desktop, it may also try to infect the other connected devices. These software and websites can hack your important information like credit/debit card information and misuse it.
How is VexMovies unsafe?
The major reason why VexMovies is said to be unsafe is because of the ads that they provide. They earn from the ads people give on their website, but various ad networks are unsafe. As there may be chances that one of those ads may be malicious, and they might hack all your data or important information.
Does the computer get infected with computer viruses from streaming films in VexMovies?
As mentioned above, the ads are not at all safe, and in case if you click on the wrong download button and it is a virus or any malware, then there are chances that it would infect your computer. They might also show you links where you can get free data, gifts, etc. Once you click on them, it might gather all your data. Hence, it is advisable always to use a trusted website. (See Why Netflix has very few Movies?)
What are the side effects of using such websites?
The hackers can use this data in various ways, such as:
- Fetch your credit card information and give or sell it to other hackers on the dark web.
- Take the login credentials for sites you shop on and go on a spending spree.
- Get the login credentials for your bank account and hack all your money.
- Can also use your computer to commit crimes
- It also makes your computer slow or can also take your websites where you do not want to visit.
How to protect your computer?
The first thing one should do is stop watching pirated content, secondly buy a good antivirus for your PC, choose a trusted browser and opt for ad blockers so that you do not see any unnecessary ad which would prevent any sort of virus on your computer.