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  • Your Anti Virus Program
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    Virus What is a Virus The computer virus is something that has been around almost as long as the Personal Computer (PC) and certainly since the advent of the affordable home computer, but what exactly is a virus And how does it affect your PC Is there any way to prevent your hard drive becoming infected and just where do they come from anyway A virus is computer program, usually a very small program, that interferes with the smooth running of a computer's operating system and hardware. Viruses a...
  • Types Of Viruses Sometimes Virus Hackers
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    Julio Contreras What is a computer virus Sometimes the term "virus" is misused. Some people tend to use the word "virus" to refer to anything undesirable that can happen to a computer, but this is not completely accurate. Viruses are short programs that are not accidental. Someone, somewhere, has purposely designed them, usually with malicious intent. It is usually copied and passed along many times before it reveals its existence. "A virus is any program that reproduces itself by using the reso...
  • Anti Virus Programs
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    Computer Viruses and Anti-virus Software By Mia L. Guidry Table Of Contents Intro II Computer Virus Componentsa. Worms. Trojan horses. Logic bombs Types of Virusesa. Boot sector virus. File virus c. Macro virus d. Multipartite virus e. Polymorphic virus. Stealth virus IV How Viruses Work. Virus introduced to system. Trojan activated c. Logic bomb activated d. Destructive part of virus activated Most Common Virusesa. Jerusalem virus. Cascade virus c. Brain virus d. Italian virus e. New Zealand vi...
  • Virus's Code To The Program
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    How computer viruses work Computer viruses are not understood very well, but they get your attention. Viruses show us how vulnerable we are, but they also show how open and worldly human beings have become. Microsoft and other large companies had to shut down all their e-mail systems when the "Melissa" virus became a worldwide event. A computer virus is passed on from one computer to another computer. A virus must ride on top of some other program to document in order to perform an instruction. ...
  • Anti Virus Program
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    Computer Viruses and their Effects on your PC Table of Contents What is a Virus? ... 1 HOW A VIRUS INFECTS YOUR SYSTEM: ... 2 HOW DOES A VIRUS SPREAD? ... 3 BIGGEST MYTH: 'I BUY ALL OF MY PROGRAMS ON CD ROM FROM THESTORE'. STORE BOUGHT SOFTWARE NEVER CONTAINS VIRUSES... 3 INFECTION (DAMAGES)... 4 PROTECT YOUR COMPUTER, NOW!! ... 5 A virus is an independent program that reproduces itself. It can attach itself to other programs and make copies of itself (i. e., companion viruses). It can damage or...
  • Anti Virus Some Computer Viruses
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    Are 'Good' Computer Viruses Still a Bad Idea? Vesselin Bontchev Research Associate Virus Test Center University of Hamburg Vogt-Koeln-Str. 30, 22527 Hamburg, -hamburg. de [Editor's note: Vesselin's current email address is ] During the past six years, computer viruses have caused unaccountable amount of damage - mostly due to loss of time and resources. For most users, the term " computer virus' is a synonym of the worst nightmares that can happen on their system. Yet some well-known researchers...
  • Useful Program
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    State Educational Institution of Higher Education Finance and Economics Faculty Business Languages Department Abstract Executed by: Dmitry Kovalenko, group IE-81 Checked by: Natalya V. Iv leva, Tutor of BLD Krasnoyarsk 2010 CONTENTS TOC h z t "1; 1" What a virus is PAGEREF Toc 251026694 h 3 What a worm is PAGEREF Toc 251026695 h 3 Anti-virus programs PAGEREF Toc 251026696 h 4 What is a Trojan horse PAGEREF Toc 251026697 h 5 What are Spyware and Adware PAGEREF Toc 251026698 h 7 Drive-by Downloads...
  • Run Programs On Other Computer Systems
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    Computer viruses cannot spread by infecting pure data; pure data files are not executed. However, some data, such as files with spreadsheet input or text files for editing, may be interpreted by application programs. Under these circumstances, the data files are "executed" and may spread a virus. Data files may also contain "hidden" code that is executed when the file is used by an application, and this too may be infected. Technically speaking, however, pure data itself cannot be infected by co...
  • History Of Computer Viruses The Term Virus
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    Overview In the following report, computer viruses will be explained in detail. A lengthy and informative description of the evolution and history on microcomputer viruses will be given, to give you a background of their origin for some understanding of how they came to be. The next segment in the report is on how to combat computer viruses with the development of anti-virus applications. The current status of microcomputer viruses will also be discussed, naming the most common types of viruses ...

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