Koofers

Computer virus - Flashcards

Flashcard Deck Information

Class:SPCH 1315 - FUND OF EFFECT SPEECH (CF)
Subject:Speech Communication
University:El Paso Community College
Term:Fall 2013
- of -
INCORRECT CORRECT
- INCORRECT     - CORRECT     - SKIPPED
Shuffle Remaining Cards Show Definitions First Take Quiz (NEW)
Hide Keyboard shortcuts
Next card
Previous card
Mark correct
Mark incorrect
Flip card
Start Over
Shuffle
      Mode:   CARDS LIST       ? pages   PRINT EXIT
 If you go back 60 years ago the word virus had only one definition. Today it has many. Computer viruses are a very harmful computer application that corrupts and can copy files from a computer. I will discuss the different types of computer viruses, how you can protect yourself from viruses, and how they can be used as acts of terrorism.



Trojan horses hide behind files that seem safe, can cause lots of damage to computer. Copy and send files to maker. Worms can affect many computers at once.Sent as e-mail attachments.Spread to everyone in e-mail contacts.Spyware is and independent file on your computer. Can monitor keystrokes, use webcam, and read cookies.Cyber terrorism is where people use Cyberspace to attack computer networks to cause harm or intimidate a government and its citizens.Can cause plane crashes, contaminate water systems, and bring down emergency services.

Vitek Boden hacked in to the electronic system that controlled water supplies in Australia and caused severe water contamination and damage to sewage system. All of this because he did not get job on Queensland Council.Download or buy Anti-virus software.. Make sure to update virus definitions daily.You can have more than one anti virus software on your computer.. Firewalls act as the first layer of defense.Encrypting data.Encrypted data is messages or words that have been scrambled.When you visit site https instead of http site is secure and is encrypting information you send it.

Computer viruses are malicious software that can replicate and destroy files on your computer. There are also terrorists that have used the internet to cause harm to nations and its people. With the help of antivirus software and the TDS system we can stop terrorists and viruses from gaining unauthorized entry to our computer files. Anyone can have their computer infected by a virus that iswhy it is important to update your virus software and  report and  suspiciousness  activity on the internet to the authorities.

Generated by Koofers.com

List View: Terms & Definitions

  Hide All 4 Print
 
Front
Back
   If you go back 60 years ago the word virus had only one definition. Today it has many. Computer viruses are a very harmful computer application that corrupts and can copy files from a computer. I will discuss the different types of computer viruses, how you can protect yourself from viruses, and how they can be used as acts of terrorism.



  

Trojan horses hide behind files that seem safe, can cause lots of damage to computer. Copy and send files to maker. Worms can affect many computers at once.Sent as e-mail attachments.Spread to everyone in e-mail contacts.Spyware is and independent file on your computer. Can monitor keystrokes, use webcam, and read cookies.Cyber terrorism is where people use Cyberspace to attack computer networks to cause harm or intimidate a government and its citizens.Can cause plane crashes, contaminate water systems, and bring down emergency services.

  

Vitek Boden hacked in to the electronic system that controlled water supplies in Australia and caused severe water contamination and damage to sewage system. All of this because he did not get job on Queensland Council.Download or buy Anti-virus software.. Make sure to update virus definitions daily.You can have more than one anti virus software on your computer.. Firewalls act as the first layer of defense.Encrypting data.Encrypted data is messages or words that have been scrambled.When you visit site https instead of http site is secure and is encrypting information you send it.

  Computer viruses are malicious software that can replicate and destroy files on your computer. There are also terrorists that have used the internet to cause harm to nations and its people. With the help of antivirus software and the TDS system we can stop terrorists and viruses from gaining unauthorized entry to our computer files. Anyone can have their computer infected by a virus that iswhy it is important to update your virus software and  report and  suspiciousness  activity on the internet to the authorities.

36, "/var/app/current/tmp/"