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CV-Unit 3

What is a Computer Virus? a tiny program that can find its way onto your computer and cause trouble.
How does a computer virus spread? it replicates and makes copies of it's self.
What are some symptoms of having a computer virus? Programs reacting slowly and total system failure.
What is a worm? A program that looks for security hole in a network.
What is a network? Groups of computers that are connected.
What is a Trojan horse? A destructive piece of software that is disguised as something good.
Where do computer viruses and worms come from? Destructive people with too much time on their hands make them.
How can you protect your computer against computer viruses? Never open email attachments from someone you don't know, never accept unknown downloads, and keep updated virus protection software on your machine.
Created by: againes