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computer viruses 3

What is a computer virus? A tiny program that can find its way to your computer and can cause trouble.
How does a computer virus spread? Emails, Downloads,(duplicate and replicate), Music files.
What are some symptoms of having a computer virus? System failure or software programs reacting slowly.
What is a worm? A program that looks for security holes in a network.
What is a network? Computers that are connected; Groups of Computers.
What is a Trojan Horse? A destructive piece of software that looks good.
Where do computer viruses and worms come from? Someone has to make them. Destructive people with time on their hands make them.
How can you protect your computer against viruses? Never open emails of someone you don't know,not excepting unknown downloads keep machine updated on virus protection software.
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