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  • Types of Computer Viruses and How They Affect Your Computer

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    Introduction Computer virus is a program or codes that loaded onto your computer without your knowledge and run against your wishes and can copy itself. In thes research I will talk about computer virus and the differents types of computer virus and how it infects the computer. Computer Virus Is an external program for the purpose of making deliberately change the properties of the files they infect to implement some commands either removal or modification or vandalism and other similar operations

  • Computer Security Against Viruses and Hacking

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    Viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and hacking are all security issues in our computer network. Each of these malwares or programs attaches and spreads in different ways. Through hacking hackers can infect computers with various types or malware and viruses. This paper will explain what viruses are, how it occurs and the types of cybercrimes that can result from it, and how to better protect your computer. “Security warning! Application cannot be encrypted or Spyware alert! Your computer is infected

  • Computer Viruses: Infection Vectors, and Feasibility of Complete Protection

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    Computer Viruses: Infection Vectors, and Feasibility of Complete Protection A computer virus is a program which, after being loaded into a computer's memory, copies itself with the purpose of spreading to other computers. Most people, from the corporate level power programmer down to the computer hobbyist, have had either personal experience with a virus or know someone who has. And the rate of infection is rising monthly. This has caused a wide spread interest in viruses and what can be done to

  • Essay On Computer Viruses

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    Tyranny: Viruses Wreak Havoc on Computers Captivated by a technological revolution, modern society relies heavily on computers for their speed and efficiency. Computers perform a plethora of tasks including connecting individuals through intercommunications, running programs, and completing arithmetic computations. Moreover, they enabled ideas such as a lunar landing to develope into reality. Computers significantly enhance day to day activities, but they do have one major drawback. Computers, like

  • Computer Viruses and Ways You Can Combat Them

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    types of malicious software, how they are spread and how to combat them. The generic virus is software which has been designed to do harm to a computer, replicate itself, and spread to other computers. While viruses can be spread via CDs and USB drives, the most common way for them to be distributed is through email attachments.(Brown 20-21) Email viruses have been known to search an infected persons email account, and send a copy of itself to everyone on the persons contact list. Using clever disguises

  • Computer Viruses and Malware

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    INTRODUCTION Two of the common known attacks on computing systems are the deployment of computer viruses and malware. Computer viruses are minute program which is “embedded inside an application or within a data file which can copy itself into another program“(Adams et al, 2008 ) for the sole determination of meddling with normal computer operations. The consequences may range from corruption and deletion of data; propagation of virus on to network and deployment through attachments through

  • Computer End Point Protection: Anti-Viruses

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    The area of focus for this paper is End Point Protection—specifically Anti-Viruses. End Point Protection products offer features whose main goal the protection is of electronic device such as PC, smartphones, tablets, etc. Every vendor tries to create their product to be strong, fast, simple and affordable as well as have a depth of features that don’t complicate the system. It is critical for a solution to be strong, fast, and an efficient defense against malicious threats on every device because

  • The Pros And Cons Of Cloud Computing

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    computing is the inevitable future of phones and computers, its a fairly simple concept, it puts the power of a larger powerful device in a smaller less powerful device.For example say you want to play a game that only a computer is powerful enough to play but you want to play it on your phone but your phone is not powerful enough to run kerbal space program so via internet it accesses a more powerful public supercomputer and tells the computer to run the game and your phone just acts as an interface

  • The Recent History of Computers

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    people use computers. Whether they are used to communicate, through social media, email, or texting, used in a business to handle finances, records, or if the company actually produces software or hardware for computers, or in many other places in our day-to-day lives. Yet, despite our constant interaction with them, many people know very little about the history of these machines. How were the first computers created and improved on? Who was involved with their development? What do computer hackers

  • Protect Yourself Online

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    discusses the ways in which to secure a computer. Following the structure of the book, I will review and summarize the most important aspects of the parts and chapters in chronological order. Part 1 features chapters one through five. Chapter 1 is titled “Beginning Your Online Journey” and Danda introduces the reader to the idea that there are threats on the Internet that could happen to them. He explains that threats can be against a person’s computer, property, or personal safety. He also