Published: 29 August 2013
WHAT IS A COMPUTER VIRUS?
Computer virus is a computer program which is not designed to help or make your life easy. PC Viruses can replicate itselfand spread from one computer to another. Some viruses affect computers as soon as their code is executed, where some other viruses stay still until a preconfigured condition is met.
Viruses can be disguised as attachments of funny images, greeting cards, or audio and video files. Computer viruses also spread through downloads on the Internet. They can be hidden in illicit software or other files or programs you might download.They can exist in numerous forms like backdoors, worms , Trojans ,rootkits etc.
What are the Characteristics of the PC Viruses ?