how do computer viruses work?
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DESCRIPTIONHow do Computer Viruses Work?. Max Miller 2005. What is a Computer Virus?. similar to biological viruses. both parasitic. a virus can be seen and a computer virus is a program. Virus Programs. Programs contain: how it destroys files etc. replication information. how it disperses. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
How do Computer Viruses Work?
What is a Computer Virus?similar to biological viruses. both parasitic.a virus can be seen and a computer virus is a program.
Programs contain:how it destroys files etc.replication information.how it disperses.
Virusesare most basic viruses.only destroy and replicate.can easily be detected and destroyed.
e-Virusesuse e-mail to spread and infect. launch when attachment is opened. then sent to a person on your e-mail list. below is an infamous e-virus called the ILOVEYOU virus.
Wormsexploit security holes.replicate in these holes.replicate faster than viruses.
Trojan Horsesare files. when file is opened, virus is launched. it begins infecting.
Other Virusesstealth viruses hide from anti-virus programs. parasitic viruses replicate by destroying data. polymorphic viruses change program to avoid detection.
Origins of Viruses1. Creator is mentally destructive. 2. Creator wants to make a mess of things.3. Bragging rights.
Virus Protectionanti-virus systems must be bought or downloaded.
Firewallsstops viruses in the internet.is like a filter that stops all viruses etc.
Virus LimitationsViruses cant:
infect the monitorinfect computer chipsinfect compressed files
Source of Viruses
Where do Viruses Come From?
All About MeMy name is Max Miller and Im 13 years old. I like The Simpsons, Calvin & Hobbes, and Final Fantasy . I hope to be a cartoonist when I grow up.
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