Computer Viruses
What is a Virus?
Detention of Viruses
Examples of Viruses
Worm Virus
Trojan Virus
E-Mail Viruses
Prevention of Viruses
Types of Anti-Viruses
Data
Detection of Viruses
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Computer Viruses

1. Computer Viruses

By Patsy Speer

2. What is a Virus?


Malicious programs that cause damage to your
computer, files and information
They slow down the internet
Send themselves to your friends,
co-workers and the rest
of the web

3. Detention of Viruses

Use all the free space in your hard disk
Copy of the infected file may be sent to all
your addresses in your e-mail
Virus may delete your files and programs
Virus may reduce security

4. Examples of Viruses


Worm
Trojan Horse
E-mail

5. Worm Virus

•Designed to copy itself from machine to machine
•Worms move around and infect other machines

6. Trojan Virus

Computer program that appears
to be useful but actually does damage

7. E-Mail Viruses


Moves around in e-mail and mails
itself to dozens of people

8. Prevention of Viruses

Run secure operating system like UNIX
Virus Protection Software
Avoid Programs from unknown sources
Install Macro Virus Protection
Disable floppy disk booting
Internet Firewall

9. Types of Anti-Viruses

Virus Hunter
Norton Antivirus
Spy ware Doctor
McAfee

10. Data

Virus in North America in the past 7 days
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Virus Name Infected Files Scanned Files % Infected
W32/TryMem
956,250,054
4,725,000,100
20.24
(Virus)
Installation
59,775,890
295,418,848
20.23
Check (Test)
Downloader2,324,995
180,434,199
1.29
YH
W32/Netsky.
897,755
29,553,499
3.04
[email protected]
Adware667,261 20,068,074,807
0
abetterintrnt
Adware-BB
597,261 14,879,033,601
0
Adware527,671
464,597,686
0.11
Midaddle.dll
IE Page
423,162
707,050,933
0.06
Replacement
Adware379,587
441,895,520
0.09
SearchAid
IPSentry
334,652
6,326,561,646
0.01

11. Detection of Viruses

Top 10 viruses
Detected by Panda
Active Scan

May, 2002
25.00%
W32/Klez.1
W32/Elkem
20.00%
W32/Klez.F
VBS/Help
15.00%
W32/Sircam
W32/Hybris
10.00%
W32/Nimda
W32/Magistr.B
5.00%
home
W32/Disembowl
er
W32/Badtrans.B
0.00%
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