ERIC Number: ED412892
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Computer Viruses. Technology Update.
Ponder, Tim, Comp.; Ropog, Marty, Comp.; Keating, Joseph, Comp.
This document provides general information on computer viruses, how to help protect a computer network from them, measures to take if a computer becomes infected. Highlights include the origins of computer viruses; virus contraction; a description of some common virus types (File Virus, Boot Sector/Partition Table Viruses, Trojan Horses, and Stealth Viruses); and prevention. A list of common virus symptoms and resources for technical support are included. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Computer Security, Computer Software, Disk Drives, Floppy Disks, Information Sources, Information Technology, Microcomputers, Prevention, Problems, Risk Management, Technical Assistance
Available on the World Wide Web at: http://literacy.kent.edu/oasis/pubs/0500-4.html
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kent State Univ., OH. Ohio Literacy Resource Center.