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Trend Micro Virus Naming Conventions Boot Sector Viruses Code
603 wordsActiveX malicious code ActiveX controls allow Web developers to create interactive, dynamic Web pages with broader functionality such as HouseCall, Trend Micro's free on-line scanner. An ActiveX control is a component object embedded in a Web page which runs automatically when the page is viewed. In many cases, the Web browser can be configured so that these ActiveX controls do not execute by changing the browser's security settings to "high. " However, hackers, virus writers, and others who wis...
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Comparing Ms Dos To Windows Vista
1,249 wordsComparing MS-DOS to Windows Vista Microsoft Windows is one of the most popular operating systems. The first version of Windows was created in November, 1985 to be served as addition to MS-DOS. At that time, in order to operate the computer, the person had to input special text commands in a special string. Windows replaced command line by the windows and offered a special computer mouse to effectively operate the computer. Beginning with Windows 95, this program became the independent operating ...
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Outlook Express Anti Virus
1,769 wordsInformation Security Outline: General definitions of virus and worm; I-Worm. Mydoom; Slammer - internet worm; Klez - internet worm; Conclusion. Internet is the most dangerous source of computer viruses. It can take as little as several minutes to acquire a trojan, virus or a worm. Is there any difference between a trojan and a virus? What distinguishes a virus from a worm? There are two main differences between worm and a virus. A virus should become a part of another executable program, whereas...
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Computer Virus Computer Computer Into Running Viruses
473 wordsComputer Computer Virus Computer Virus Computer viruses are well known for their wrong doings. They are thought of as harmful programs that can affect your computer greatly. That is partly true except that they can be removed very quickly and easily. There is an interesting history of how viruses got there name and how the first one appeared in public. There are a couple of different kinds of viruses but millions of them are created. All viruses are intended for malicious acts but there is a sol...
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Floppy Disk Virus Infection
542 wordsAnna L. Porter Professor J. Brown Information Systems 201 December 1, 1998 Computer Viruses A computer virus is an illegal and potentially damaging computer program designed to infect other software by attaching itself to any software it contacts. In many cases, virus programs are designed to damage computer systems maliciously by destroying or corrupting data. If the infected software is transferred to or accessed by another computer system, the virus spreads to the other system. Viruses have b...
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Macro Viruses Computer Viruses
3,088 wordsComputer Crime Its the weekend, you have nothing to do so you decide to play around on your computer. You turn it on and then start up, you start calling people with your modem, connecting to another world, with people just like you at a button press away. This is all fine but what happens when you start getting into other peoples computer files. Then it becomes a crime, but what is a computer crime really, obviously it involves the use of a computer but what are these crimes. Well they are: Hac...
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7,023 wordsFree Macro AntiVirus Techniques by Change Jimmy Kuo Director, AV Research McAfee Associates Inc. It has been over two years since Concept was unleashed upon an unsuspecting world. In that time, Word Macro viruses have become the most prevalent virus threat to organizations. Multitudes of buy my macro antivirus solutions are available. But lets start with things you can do for free. Ultimately, these are going to be the most effective since they don t cost extra money. This paper will discuss the...
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