Sept. 28, 2009

Notes on Viruses due today. We will discuss the following after watching the video.

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Answer the following questions:

1. What is a computer virus?
2. What are some of the things that viruses can do?
3. Where do viruses come from?
4. Why do people create viruses?
5. How do computers acquire viruses?
6. Can a virus affect the ROM of a computer?
7. What can be done to avoid getting a computer virus?
8. What can be done when someone knows they have a virus?

After finding out the answer for the questions above you have to read this article and discuss how we can relate it to Section 1,2 and 3 of the syllabus. Requirements will be discussed in class. This will due on Wednesday.

Videos to watch on how Viruses work:
1. CNN





2. What is a Trojan Horse