This internet class is pretty cool. We learn a lot of new things.
BC = big cannon
a virus is a small program that hurts your hard drive however, it can not phisically damage your computer
2 criteria that a virus must meet to be considered an actual virus are it must replicate itself and execute itself.
Five recognized types of viruses are:
1) File infector viruses
2)Boot sector viruses
3)Master boot record viruses
A trojan horse is a file that seems to be something good, but is really harmful to your computer.
Worms are programs that duplicate themselves from system to system without using a host file.
Five of the eight problems that are misbelieved to be viruses are:
2)the computer beeps at startup without a screen display
3)you have 2 antivirus programs installed and one reports a virus
4)the lable on the hard drive has changed
5)the computer does not register 640 K of conventional memory