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Computer Viruses

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What is a Computer Virus? A computer virus is 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 itself
What are symptoms of having a Computer Virus? Program reacting slowly Total system failure
What is a computer worm ? A program that looks for security holes in a network
What is a computer 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 could you protect your computer against these Computer Viruses? Never open an email attachment from an unknown person. Never accept unknown downloads Keep updated virus protection software on your machine.
Created by: stacyporter