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What is virus

The term, ?virus?, in computer technology, refers to a self replicating application that spreads by making copies of itself by inserting into other programs, other executables or documents, and when executed begins to perform harmful actions on the system. 150 more words


Ransomware may be a style of malicious code from cryptovirology that threatens to publish the victim’s information or constantly block access thereto unless a ransom is paid. 297 more words

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CryptoLocker a latest Ransomware Virus of 2017

Encrypting ransomware reappeared in September 2013 with a Trojan referred to as CryptoLocker, that generated a 2048-bit RSA key combine and uploaded successively to a command-and-control server, and wont to encode files employing a whitelist of specific file extensions. 159 more words

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How To Avoid Catching A Computer Virus

The best way to guard yourself from something is to educate yourself on it. In order to avoid catching a computer virus, you need to know what one is. 483 more words

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Book review: AI Unbound (Two Stories of Artificial Intelligence), by Nancy Kress

Nancy Kress is an influential American SF writer whose stories exploring the influence of scientific advances on near-future societies have won her Nebula and Hugo awards, among others. 444 more words

Don't Let it Happen to You

There are few things in life that really hack me off, but what happened to me this week goes straight to the top of the hacking off tree. 46 more words


Malware & Virus Removal

Most malware virus programs are designed to be hard to remove. Malware often embeds itself in windows, hiding its files or modifying system files with its own code. 47 more words