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    COMPUTER VIRUS AND ITS TYPES COMPUTER VIRUS Computer virus is a software program written with malicious intentions. There are number of computer viruses that can impede the functioning of your computer system.  DETAIL ABOUT COMPUTER VIRUS They are replicated by themselves. Viruses are so dangerous and malicious that they can be automatically copied and pasted from memory to memory over and over; the transmitting power is too much quick from network to network that can simply hang smoothly running

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    What is a computer virus? A computer virus is a computer program that can copy itself and infect a computer without permission or knowledge of the user. *Computer viruses are small software programs that are designed to spread from one computer to another and to interfere with computer operation. *Computer virus is a harmful software program written intentionally to enter a computer without the user’s permission or knowledge. It has the ability to replicate itself‚ thus continuing to spread.

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  • Computer Virus

    Introduction to Computer Viruses It’s Saturday morning. You boot up your Windows 98 computer and lo and behold‚ the graphics on the desktop are a mirror image of what they should be. Congratulations‚ you have a computer virus! According to "Virus Bulletin‚" the Oxfordshire‚ England-based technical journal that tracks viruses‚ this new virus flips any uncompressed bitmaps horizontally‚ but only on Saturdays. This bulletin credits GriYo of the 29A virus-writing group as the author of this 32-bit

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  • Computer Virus

    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

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  • History of Computer Virus

    THE HISTORY OF COMPUTER VIRUSES A Bit of Archeology There are lots and lots of opinions on the date of birth of the first computer virus. I know for sure just that there were no viruses on the Babbidge machine‚ but the Univac 1108 and IBM 360/370 already had them ("Pervading Animal" and "Christmas tree"). Therefore the first virus was born in the very beginning of 1970s or even in the end of 1960s‚ although nobody was calling it a virus then. And with that consider the topic of the extinct fossil

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    SOURCES OF COMPUTER VIRUS Virus infection in Computers can be contacted through different means. Below are the commonest causes of Computer Virus attack. 1. Through the internet: The easiest and quickest means of spreading Computer Virus is through the internet. Basically through downloaded files and documents. When the source of a document is not trusted it should not be downloaded. If at all it will be downloaded it has to be thoroughly scanned for virus with a reliable anti-virus Software. 2.

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  • Essay on Computer Virus

    Computer viruses are‚ like their biological namesake‚ programs that infect your system and multiply. Viruses have many symptoms: some can simply slow down your computer whilst others can have more severe effects like moving documents and/or deletion of documents or programs. No matter the severity of the virus and its symptoms they should be dealt with by an up-to-date anti-virus program and security software‚ as systems with out-of-date protection are more susceptible and at risk. Computer viruses

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  • Computer Virus Expository

    Computer Virus “A true virus cannot spread to another computer without human assistance.” Computer virus has now become widespread. It’s almost everywhere in every computer. It is one of the major problems of the computer users. Viruses are like the disease of the computer. Letting the virus in it can cause harm or even destroy all files stored in the computer. Virus infection costs millions even billions of money if virus penetrates into major servers like government database system

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  • Effect of Computer Virus

    Different Types of Computer Viruses Computer virus is a software program written with malicious intentions. There are number of computer viruses that can impede the functioning of your computer system. Let us find out the different types of computer viruses. Did You Know? In 2010‚ Stuxnet virus targeted Siemens Industrial Software and Equipment. There are allegations that this virus is a part of a U.S. and Israeli intelligence operation named "Operation Olympic Games" and it hit Iran’s nuclear

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  • Computer Virus and Server-based Virus Protection

    Diploma Thesis University of Applied Sciences Furtwangen‚ Germany Faculty of Computer Science - Computer Networking Server-based Virus-protection On Unix/Linux by Rainer Link Advisor: Advisor: Finished: Public Release: Prof. Hannelore Frank Prof. Dr. Rainer Mueller May‚ 28 2003 August‚ 2003 Preface Abstract Evaluation and development of server-based anti-virus solutions‚ running on Linux/Unix‚ using the Internet Content Adaption Protocol (ICAP). The diploma thesis covers proof-of-concept

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