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  1. Computer networks assignment

    Table of Contents Introduction Below is the report is a report outlining the steps that were undertaken in order to come up with a computer network design that will benefit the company, and help improve the security and safety of the company’s information while also improving communication...

  2. Computer Hardware

    Computer Hardware The term computer hardware refers to the various electronic components that are required for you to use a computer along with the hardware components inside the computer case. As you know your computer equipment is made of several common components. These include: The main computer...

  3. viruses

    Applied Mathematics Report on the course “Worm or virus, what the difference? ” III year students KM-12 group Anastasiia Kuzmenko Lishchuk Irina Tutor: Kornitskaya Julia A. Kiev - 2013 Annotation Computer terminology can be one of the hardest things to wrap...

  4. Information on Computer Software

    information COMPUTER THREATS • CYBERCRIME is formally defined as any criminal action perpetrated primarily through the use of a computer. • CYBERCRIMINALS are individuals who use computers, networks, and the Internet to perpetrate crime. • The existence of cybercrime means that computer users must...

  5. Computer Threats and Security

    Table of Contents What are IT attacks? 3 Virus Attack 3 Spam Mail 4 Port Scanning 4 System Compromise 5 Website defacement 5 BACKING UP OF IMPORTANT FILES 6 Acts of Human Error of Failure 7 Deliberate acts sabotage or vandalism 7 Deliberate acts of theft 8 Deliberate software attacks...

  6. Research Worksheet

    Connecting to an individual is convenient for trouble shooting for someone that might not be computer literate, However; we should learn more ways to prevent receiving virus.  Remotely connecting to a computer virus not only be harmful both parties involved, it also hurt the reputation of the individual...

  7. Computer Attacs

    1. Computer security threats. Viruses. 3 1.1 Defining viruses and computer worms. 3 1.2 History of viruses. 4 1.3 Who writes computer viruses? 7 1.4 To whose advantage hackers write computer viruses? 9 1.5 A Legal Notice. 10 1.6 Types of Computer Security Threats 11 2 Computer antivirus...

  8. Computer Worms

    Computer worms date back to the late 1980s. A student from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) by the name of Robert Morris Jr. was implementing a way to measure the size of the internet. In his attempt, he inadvertently created this first computer worm ever witnessed. Morris had a major...

  9. Computer Literacy and Cybercrime

    Brandy Pollock Eason INF 103: Computer Literacy Sally Rogers February 9, 2009 Cybercrime For starters, what is computer crime? In general, there are two main categories of computer crime. First are crimes that target computer networks or even devices directly such as uploading malware, malicious...

  10. Computer Virus - Essay

    Computer virus From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Not to be confused with Malware. A computer virus is a computer program that can replicate itself[1] and spread from one computer to another. The term "virus" is also commonly, but erroneously, used...

  11. Computer Viruses - Essay

    Computer Viruses By Coco Pye There is often a lot of misunderstanding about what different types of malware and what exactly a computer virus is. Below is a brief description of the most common types of malware and how they affect the Information industry. • Malware is a general term for...

  12. Computer Risks and Cybercrime

    physical layer, on the network layer, on the application and on the protocol layer. In addition, businesses can implement new blade server security solutions, which allow redundancy and transparent failover. Moreover, security can include video surveillance at the physical layer or other protections that...

  13. Computer Security

    waiting to take information from your computer system. Value information is store on your computer, credit card numbers, bank account information, and telephone numbers. Intruders have the knowledge where they can break in and attack your internet connection. Computers are target so that the intruders...

  14. Computer Appreciation

    BASIC CONCEPTS IN COMPUTING WHAT IS A COMPUTER A computer may be defined as an electronic device that has the capability of accepting and processing data under the control of a stored program and producing output in the form of information. This information may be in the form of sound, images, electronic...

  15. Network Security Plan

    integrity of information on the system could be threatened by a virus attack. A virus could be introduced by an employee copying games to his work computer or by an outsider in a deliberate attempt to disrupt business functions. Identifying Likely Attack Methods, Tools, and Techniques Listing the...

  16. Computer Viruses - Deliberately Made

    Computer Viruses Computer viruses are not born but deliberately made by either hackers or cyber-warfare experts. They are commonly transmitted by the Internet, although file-sharing is another vector just as needle-sharing is for biological viruses. Like biological viruses, transmission often occurs...

  17. Virus - Malware and Viruses 1

    Malware and Viruses Along with viruses, one of the biggest threats to computer users on the Internet today is malware. It can hijack your browser, redirect your search attempts, serve up nasty pop-up ads, track what web sites you visit, and generally screw things up. Malware is a term used to describe...

  18. Computer Security

    1. Computer Security protection Computer security (also known as cybersecurity or IT security) is information security as applied to computing devices such as computers and smartphones, as well as computer networks such as private and public networks, including the whole Internet. The field covers all...

  19. Computer Hacking

    Why is it that Computer Hacking is something we don’t ever hear about? Hundreds of Hackers every day break into banks and businesses and steal valuable information or even money from people such as ourselves. They are other hackers that start viruses and worms through big computer networks that can destroy...

  20. Computer Viruses

    Report Computer Viruses Nowaday the speed of development of technology was very fast and progressive, everybody familiar with the Internet. As now you can search many information in internet, such as buy film tickets or online shopping even handle personal finance, so every people were put many time...

  21. Worms and viruses

    Seminar Report on Study of Viruses and Worms Abstract—One of the most high profie threats to information integrity is the computer virus. In this paper, I am presenting what are viruses, worms, and Trojan horses and their differences, different strategies of virus spreading and case studies of Slammer...

  22. 6 Worst Computer Viruses

    Technical University of Ukraine „ KPI ” Computer Viruses. 6 Worst Computer Viruses of All Time Done by third year student group TV-02 Plyashko Nataliya Kyiv- 2012 Computer viruses can be a nightmare. They are harmful programs created...

  23. viruses

    your computer's involvement in other computer's affairs, even though it has been having one of its own for 12 years. Congressional Virus: The computer locks up, screen splits erratically with a message appearing on each half blaming the other side for the problem. Ross Perot Virus: Activates...

  24. Computer Viruses

    ------------------------------------------------- (a)What are computer viruses? ------------------------------------------------- (b)How do they spread? ------------------------------------------------- (c) What damage do computer viruses cause? In this analysis, we shall look at computer viruses, what they are, how they spread...

  25. Computer security

    1. Computer Security protection Computer security (also known as cybersecurity or IT security) is information security as applied to computing devices such as computers and smartphones, as well as computer networks such as private and public networks, including the whole Internet. The field covers all...

  26. Computer Viruses

    Virus History Traditional computer viruses were first widely seen in the late 1980s, and came about because of several factors. The first factor was the spread of personal computers (PCs). Prior to the 1980s, home computers were nearly non-existent. Real computers were rare, and were locked away for...

  27. Computer Ethics Privacy and Security

    Discovering Computers 2008 Chapter 9 Computer Security, Ethics and Privacy 1 2 Chapter 10 Objectives Describe the types of computer security risks Discuss the types of devices available that protect computers from system failure Identify ways to safeguard against computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses...

  28. Anti Viruses

    No computer should go without an anti-virus program. There are many different companies that offer a wide variety of anti-virus software. Three major companies that have some of the top anti-virus software are; Bit Defender total security, Kaspersky and Norton. As technology advances virus creators are...

  29. Computer Viruses

    Virus (computer), a self-duplicating computer program that spreads from computer to computer, interfering with data and software. Just as biological viruses infect people, spreading from person to person, computer viruses infect personal computers (PCs) and servers, the computers that control access...

  30. Computer Security

    Computer Security Professor: Patrick Coyle Computer security is not an issue for organizations alone. Anyone whose personal computer is connected to a network or the Internet faces a potential risk of attack. Identify all the potential security threats on a personal computer. Identify some of the...