What Do Viruses, Trojans, and Other Malware Actually Do?
Are viruses etc really bad? Yes – most everyone knows that.
But do you know what they actually do & how they work?
Computer viruses work much like viruses in people. They are programs that copy themselves and infect a computer, spreading themselves from one to another.
Applications that look normal, but have a code secretly embedded that’s doing something else. Like allowing someone else control your computer without your knowledge or permission.
A self-replicating computer program that penetrates an operating system (OS) with the intent of spreading malicious code. Worms use computer networks to send copies of the original code to other computers. Along their way, they consume bandwidth, delete files, and send documents via email.
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