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How Computer Viruses Work

How Computer Viruses Work

This site gives a great explanation on computer viruses and infestations, types of infections, an explanation of how they spread, and prevention methods.


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Dr. Judy Ann Serwatka
17 years ago
Very useful site to augment a classroom discussion on Internet worms and
viruses. Very visually appealing and the information is very accurate. Includes
some data on the history of viruses which was very interesting.
Used in course? Yes
Ron Poland
Ron Poland (Faculty)
18 years ago
This tutorial was selected for an online class assignment. I read the entire
article and found it to be well written with applicable graphics and references
to known operating systems and known viruses.

Technical Remarks:

The technical components of the tutorial seemed to be correct. Material of this
type can become dated very quickly.
Used in course? Yes