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KOH: A Good Virus Resources Index Preface to the Second Edition Welcome to the second edition of The Giant Black Book of Computer Viruses. I am convinced that computer viruses are not evil and that programmers have a book is to provide enough knowledge on viruses so that the user becomes Peachy virus and the pdf (Portable Document format), this virus corre- sponds to . PDF | Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to discuss various types of computer viruses, along with their characteristics, working, effects on In total, Emerald publishes over journals and more than book series, as.

Pirated Software An illegal copy of software is called pirated software. Virus can spread if user installs pirated software that contains a virus.

A variety of pirated software is available in CDs and from the internet. Some companies intentionally add virus in the software. The virus is automatically activated if the user uses the software without downloading license.

Types of Computer Virus The following are some well-known viruses.

It allows the hacker to access the infected computer remotely. Nimba It is a worm that spreads itself using different methods.

IT damages computer in different ways. It modified files, alters security settings and degrades performance. SirCam It is distributed as an email attachment.

It may delete files, degrade performance and send the files to anyone. Melisa It is a virus that is distributed as an email attachment.

IT disables different safeguards in MS Word. It sends itself to 50 people if Microsoft Outlook is installed..

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Ripper It corrupts data from the hard disk. Concept It is also transferred as an email attachment.

It saves the file in template directory instead of its original location. Protection from Computer Virus Virus infects computer system if latest and updated version of an Antivirus program is not installed.

Latest Antivirus software should be installed on Computer to protect it from viruses. A computer system can be protected from virus by following these precautions.

The latest and updated version of Anti-Virus and firewall should be installed on the computer. The Anti-Virus software must be upgraded regularly.

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USB drives should be scanned for viruses, and should not be used on infected computers. Junk or unknown emails should not be opened and must be deleted straightaway. Unauthorized or pirated software should not be installed on the computer. An important way of protection against virus is the use of back up of data. The backup is used if the virus deletes data or modifies it.

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So back-up your data on regular basis. There are some great softwares that can back up your data automatically. Freeware and shareware software from the internet normally contain viruses.

It is important to check the software before using them. Pages Definitions and Timeline.

Computer Viruses and Malware

Anti-Virus Techniques. Anti-Anti-Virus Techniques.

Weaknesses Exploited. People and Communities.

What Should we do? Back Matter Pages About this book Introduction Our Internet-connected society increasingly relies on computers.

Internet computer computer science computer viruses information information security worm. Bibliographic information DOI https: download options.Solomon's Virus Encyclopedia.

This can slow down productivity for regular workers. Never click on suspicious links, never download songs, videos or files from suspicious websites.

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They were discovered 21 November , 29 December , 20 February , 4 March and 7 April , respectively. Most of these viruses are written in the scripting languages for Microsoft programs such as Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel and spread throughout Microsoft Office by infecting documents and spreadsheets. There were 2 variants of Bagle worm, Bagle.

Shareware and bootleg software were equally common vectors for viruses on BBSs.