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A computer virus is a program or piece of code that is loaded onto your computer without your knowledge and runs against your wishes viruses can also replicate themselves all computer viruses are man-made some people distinguish between general viruses and worms a worm is a special type of virus. Learn how to avoid or remove mac defender malware in mac os x v106 or earlier a phishing scam has targeted mac users by redirecting them from legitimate websites to fake websites which tell them that their computer is infected with a virus. View homework help - cis170 information technology in criminal justice discussion week 5 from cis 170 at strayer university cis170 discussions week 5 virus and malicious code please respond to the.
Discussion questions aired august 22, 2003 a new computer virus known as the sobig worm is feared to be the most potent virus ever on thursday, it spread like wildfire, crashing e-mail networks. A computer virus is a computer program that can copy itself and infect a computer without permission or knowledge of the user. A payload refers to the component of a computer virus that executes a malicious activity apart from the speed in which a virus spreads, the threat level of a virus is calculated by the damages it causes. This is a discussion on how does computer virus spread within the member discussion forums, part of the community center category for a computer virus to spread through a computer system, or network, it must be activated this means that the.
This page is within the scope of wikiproject computer security, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of computer security on wikipedia if you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks. While the technical definitions for computer virus, worm, and malware might have a little overlap, it's generally accepted that the first type of computer virus occurred in 1971 on arpanet, the scientific/military network that preceded the modern internet creeper was an experimental self. Examples of malicious computer programs , just five days after the initial release of the virus there was active discussion of extraditing the suspect to a. The more nasty ones can even crash your computer or delete your files -your computer gets slowed down -some the applications won't start(ex: i hate mozilla virus won't let you start the mozilla) you can not see some of the settings in your os. A computer virus, much like a flu virus, is designed to spread from host to host and has the ability to replicate itself similarly, in the same way that flu viruses cannot reproduce without a host cell, computer viruses cannot reproduce and spread without programming such as a file or document in.
Methods of study of viruses study of viruses the study of viruses is known as virology viruses can be studied in two ways the first way is through. A computer virus is a small software program that spreads from one computer to another and interferes with computer operation a computer virus might corrupt or delete data on a computer, use an email program to spread the virus to other computers, or even delete everything on the hard disk. Computer virus can be comparable to real world threats you can wear comdoms to assist in protecting yourself from stds, you can beef up your immune system to protect yourself from the common cold and other small ailments, but what the hell do you do when a massive peanut butter factory releases a batch of e-coli and salmonella tainted mashed nuts. Page 1 of 2 - can any computer viruses damage or break hardware - posted in hardware and software discussion: i believe i have a broken psu everything was normal when i was using my computer.
Navigation menu 2 home: print : types of virus & malicious code and protective measures. A basic look at computer viruses as computer programs that can spread like a disease and can be prevented by anti-virus software an introduction to worms, how they cause damage in networks and can be prevented by software updates. Ijcsi international journal of computer science issues, vol 8, issue 1, january 2011 issn (online): 1694-0814 wwwijcsiorg 113 evolution of computer virus concealment and anti -virus.
Apps general discussion did my computer get a virus did my computer get a virus solved i have a remote control access from a device unknown and it is installed virus on my computer. Computer worms can be classified as a type of computer virus, but there are several characteristics that distinguish computer worms from regular viruses a major difference is that computer worms have the ability to self-replicate and spread independently while viruses rely on human activity to spread (running a program, opening a file, etc. Welcome to top10archive most of us have gotten a computer virus or two before browsing around on some risque parts of the internet, then all of a sudden yo.