Virus

Document Sample
Virus Powered By Docstoc
					                                           Information about virus
Generally, it is not possible for viruses to cause direct physical damage to your
computer.however, they can cause information stored on the hard disk to be lost,
monitor your computing activities, and/or make applications function improperly. i have
experience it.once the time the virus was inside my computer and its damage my
computer. all the data in hard disk was gone.they can also put stress on some parts of
the computer by causing them to work more frequently, like the hard
disk,processor,and variable-speed fans. probably the most significant possbility for a
virus to actually cause damage to computers is if it improperly re-format their hard disks.
computers which have less commonly used operating systems (like Mac OS,Linux, or
DOS) tend to be less susceptible to , virus
viruses.
The virus is many kind of like that(E-mail viruses,trojan horses,worm)
viruses_ A virus is a small piece of software that piggybacks on real programs.For
example, a virus might attach itself to a program such as a spreadsheet program. Each
time the spreadsheet program runs, the virus runs, too, and it has the chance to
reproduce (by attaching to other programs) or wreak havoc.
(E-MAIL VIRUSES) An e-mail virus travels as an attachment to e-mail messages, and
usually replicates itself by automatically mailing itself to dozens of people in the victim's
e-mail address book.For the security don,t open the strange people mails.
(TROJAN horses) A Trojan horse is simply a computer program. The program claims to
do one thing (it may claim to be a game) but instead does damage when you run it (it may
erase your hard disk). Trojan horses have no way to replicate automatically.i think it is
most dangerious virus.
( WORMS) A worm is a small piece of software that uses computer networks and security
holes to replicate itself. A copy of the worm scans the network for another machine that
has a specific security hole.

				
DOCUMENT INFO
Shared By:
Tags:
Stats:
views:14
posted:9/3/2010
language:English
pages:1