Computer Viruses I

Computer Science J.S.S 3 First Term

Sub-theme: Basic Computer Operation and Concept

Week 5

Computer Viruses I

Performance Objective

Student should be able to:

  1. State meaning of a Computer Virus

  2. State type of computer virus

   3. List examples of computer virus


Definition of Virus

1. A computer virus is a small software program that interferes with computer operation and spreads from one computer to another.

2.  A virus is a self-replicating program that copies itself and that can infect other programs by modifying them or their environment such that a call to an infected program implies a call to a virus

3. Computer viruses are executable computer programs written by software developers to check.... View More

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