Virus Types - Research Help Needed

There appears to be some misinformation going around my company about how you can get a virus. Some (non-tech) people are saying that you can get a virus by hovering your mouse over something in a webpage. I am trying to tell them that this is incorrect info but the rumor keeps spreading...

I am in the process of creating an article that shows people what kind of viruses there are (malware, trojan, ransomware, etc,)  and how they can get them (clicking on phishing sites, email attachments, etc.).

Is there a good resource out there that describes these things (briefly)?
Paul WagnerFriend To Robots and RocksAsked:
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David AndersTechnician Commented:
Paul WagnerFriend To Robots and RocksAuthor Commented:
Good info to have. I liked the zdnet article the best. Great for explaining things simply to end-users.
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