The backdoor helps hacker to install malicious program without the knowledge and consent of PC users. This will also help hacker to install spyware program and key logger capable of recording key strokes and relaying it back to a remote hacker. Moreover removing backdoor viruses is difficult because they disguise as genuine programs and also hackers may exploit the security holes to disable antivirus program on an infected system. The scam is operating under a variety of names including FBI virus, department of justice virus to name a few. How to remove Policeweblab.com virus: We recommend you to contact tech support for removing the virus.
By this way a hacker could find the unprotected ways to your valuable data and fix them against a possible unauthorized access try to your data. For instance, Kevin MITNICK is a hacker who seeks for the weaknesse... ... middle of paper ... ... their privacy while surfing on web. Thus, people are afraid from hackers. Hackers could affect their friendships, relationships, negatively or stole something from them. Also governments are in the scope of some hacker protester groups such as RedHack in Turkey and Anonymous.
Introduction: First of all we would like to know what exactly are virus, Trojan horse and worms. Viruses, worms, and Trojans are malicious programs which enter to your computer without your permission and knowing that can cause damage, information losses, privacies leak to your computer .They can also slow down the Internet connections, and they might even use your computer to spread themselves to your friends, family, co-workers, and the rest of the internet. The good news is that with an ounce of prevention and some good common sense, you are less likely to fall victim to these threats. Think of it as locking your front door to protect your entire family for example you will never open anonymous mails or attached file and always keep you computer security up to date like latest firewall, antivirus programs and etc. What is virus?
The computer virus can be on your computer without you knowing and the computer virus is only effective when you click on the infected program. A Trojan horse is a program that may see and legit software or files but once the program is executed, the damage comes into effect. The damage goes from being small, spamming programs into your computer and can go up to stealing computer data or even destroying and eliminating all information from computer. Through Trojans, computer hackers are able to hack into some one’s unit and remote control the computer. It all takes a simple click, from either you or the hacker to infect the computer.
It is critical to understand how viruses work to be better protected against them. Similar to its biological namesake, a virus is a small program designed to harm a computer. A virus is a type of malware program. This means it is a software program used to disrupt computer operations, gather sensitive information, or gain access to private computer systems (Microsoft). Viruses can generally spread by themselves.
Spyware is different than a computer virus because a virus travels into the computer system without permission from the user. Spyware may be obtained by clicking the “I agree” option on the installation agreement before actually reading the entire contract. Some examples of typical spyware include: Direct Revenue, Cydoor, Xupiter, XXXDial, and SpyKiller (“What is Spyware?”). Most spyware is the result of downloading documents from the Internet. In this respect, spyware is similar to a Trojan horse.
Hacking What it is/does: - Hacking means to access another person's computer system without authorization and destroy or disturb that system. Hacking is entering another person’s computer system and changing or deleting their files, shut-down there computer or firewall in order to put viruses onto it and gain personal information. Under the computer misuse act it is an offence to hack into somebody else’s computer or send them a form of virus that recovers information off their device. How to minimize risk – 1.use secure passwords, add in a capital letter and a number to make it hard to guess, the longer the password the harder it will be to guess.2.Change the password to your accounts regularly.3.If asked if you want to save the password to the site say no otherwise your details will be easier to access. Impacts: There are minor impacts and major impacts to hacking: Minor: • The files on your computer may be deleted or changed into a different order.
Computer hackers are able to install malware onto your computer without you ever knowing. These viruses or spyware can be sent through spam email, visiting unsecured websites, downloading from noncertified websites, and just being connected to the internet. Being connected to the internet is what makes you a target for computer hackers. but thats most likely what you bought your laptop or dektop for. So what can you do to stop it.
Attackers use various hacking techniques to compromise a website or a computer. The most common ones are Trojan horse programs, Denial of Service, unprotected windows shares, mobile code, cross-site scripting and packet sniffing. This paper will discuss in details how attackers use these hacking techniques to compromise a system, how attackers gather information from a victim via their e-mail communication and how to prevent the attacks. Trojan horse programs are a common way for intruders to trick a user into installing back door programs. According to Armor2net, these programs can allow intruders easy access to a computer without the user's knowledge, change the system configurations, or infect the computer with a computer virus.
With each computer virus come different symptoms. For example, the Trojan horse viruses symptoms are: deletion of programs and files on the hard disk, operation as if controlled remotely, installation of software unintentionally. Those are just a few symptoms of a Trojan horse virus. Some ... ... middle of paper ... ... information on one’s personal life. What this means is that, some viruses were meant to damage your hard drive without being detected.