Essays about: "disadvantages and advantages of computer virus"

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  1. 1. Computer viruses: The threat today and the expected future

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för systemteknik

    Author : Xin Li; [2003]
    Keywords : Informationsteknik; computer virus; computer worm; theoretical suggestion; anti-virus technology; trend; Informationsteknik;

    Abstract : This Master’s Thesis within the area computer security concerns ”Computer viruses: The threat today and the expected future”. Firstly, the definitions of computer virus and the related threats are presented; Secondly, current situation of computer viruses are discussed, the working and spreading mechanisms of computer viruses are reviewed in details, simplistic attitude of computer world in computer virus defence is analyzed; Thirdly, today’s influencing factors for near future computer virus epidemics are explained, then it further predicts new possible types of computer viruses in the near future; Furthermore, currently available anti-virus technologies are analyzed concerning both advantages and disadvantages; Finally, new promising trends in computer virus defence are explored in details. READ MORE