Computer Viruses

By J Rodriguez

This page is going to show you some things about computer viruses. One virus is MyDoom. Its a worm that can create backdoor in the virus computer operating system. It had two triggers. One trigger caused the virus to begin a denial of service attack starting Feb. 1, 2004. The second trigger commanded the virus to stop distributing it self on Feb. 12, 2004. After the virus stopped spreading, the backdoors created during the initial infections remained active. These attacks slowed down search requests form corrupted computer. Thats just one virus theres still a lot more to go, but all stop here.

Here are a few tips to help you protect your computer.

1.You should take in avoiding getting a virus is to make sure your computer has an antivirus program.

2. Keep your computer update.

3. Use a firewall.

4. Keep your antivirus software up to data.

5. Set up full system scans.

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