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  • Computer Viruses A Virus
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    Computer Viruses A virus is a program that copies itself without the knowledge of the computer user. Typically, a virus spreads from one computer to another by adding itself to an existing piece of executable code so that it is executed when its host code is run. If a virus if found, you shouldn't panic or be in a hurry, and you should work systematically. Don't rush! A Virus may be classified by it's method of concealment (hiding). Some are called stealth viruses because of the way that they hi...
  • Types Of Computer Viruses A Computer Virus
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    General Virus Information A virus is a piece of software designed and written to adversely affect your computer by altering the way it works without your knowledge or permission. In more technical terms, a virus is a segment of program code that implants itself to one of your executable files and spreads systematically from one file to another. Computer viruses do not spontaneously generate: They must be written and have a specific purpose. Usually a virus has two distinct functions: + Spreads i...
  • 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...
  • File Viruses
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    Most of us swap disks with friends and browse the Net looking for downloads. Rarely do we ever consider that we are also exchanging files with anyone and everyone who has ever handled them in the past. If that sounds like a warning about social diseases, its right along the same lines. Computer viruses are every bit as harmful and destructive, and come in a vast variety of types and strains. Computer viruses, can tear up your hard drive and bring down your system. However, unlike social diseases...
  • Boot Sector Virus
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    Virus and Hack Research Paper: Virus Types, Malicious Code, Backdoor Attacks, and More ActiveX malicious code ActiveX controls allow Web developers to create interactive, dynamic Web pages with broader functionality such as HouseCall, Trend Micro's free on-line scanner. An ActiveX control is a component object embedded in a Web page which runs automatically when the page is viewed. In many cases, the Web browser can be configured so that these ActiveX controls do not execute by changing the brow...

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