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Computer Viruses


What is computer virus? A tiny program that finds your way through your computer that does bad things to your computer.
How does a computer virus spread? It spreads from email, downloading, attachments, and replecates and makes copies of itself.
What are some symptoms of having a computer virus? They have a total system failure, program reacting slowly, and it deletes all of your files.
What is a worm? Looks for security holes in a network.
What is a network Groups of computers that are connected.
What is a Trojan Horse? Destructive piece on your computer but acts its a good computer virus.
Where do computer viruses and worms come from? People sending attachments that you don't know from sending it to you and people make them with too much time on there hands.
How can you protect your computer against viruses? Don't open emails or attachments that you don't know, or downloading and make sure that you update you're software every so often.
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