Common Viruses Part 2
Round two of various common computer viruses, what they are and what they can do to your computer or even your entire network.
A virus that consists of encrypted malicious code making it difficult for antivirus software to detect them.
A virus that gets into the system by “accompanying” other files that already exist by waiting in the memory until a program starts.
A virus that quickly multiplies through shared resources and spreads through a LAN, and sometimes throughout the internet.
A computer virus that does not store or execute itself from computer memory.
A virus with a potentially devastating payload that destroys all computer data upon execution of the infected file.
A common threat that distributes itself by manipulating the method in which files are accessed by the FAT file system.
A standalone malware computer program that replicates itself to spread to other computers.
Trojans or Trojan Horses
A harmless-looking program designed to trick you into thinking it is something you want but which performs harmful acts when it runs.
A piece of code intentionally inserted into a software system that will set off a malicious function during specified conditions.
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