Viruses

A computer virus is a malware program that, when executed, replicates by inserting copies of itself (possibly modified) into other computer programs, data files, or the boot sector of the hard drive; when this replication succeeds, the affected areas are then said to be "infected". Viruses often perform some type of harmful activity on infected hosts, such as stealing hard disk space or CPU time, accessing private information, corrupting data, displaying political or humorous messages on the user's screen, spamming their contacts, logging their keystrokes, or even rendering the computer useless.
Posts about Viruses
  • Trust in Social Media Security Is at an All-Time Low (Infographic)

    … in the security infrastructures provided by social sites is at an all time low. This year, 96 percent of the 1,017 American adults surveyed said they didn’t have a lot of trust in the ability of social networks to protect their privacy–three percentage points worse than a similar survey conducted in 2014. Millennials are significantly less trusting than…

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  • Facebook, Abrasco Divulga Raise Awareness of Zika Virus

    … By David Cohen on Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:00 AM Facebook teamed up with Abrasco Divulga, a nonprofit organization based in Brazil, to help raise awareness of the Zika virus. Co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed details about the partnership in a Facebook post: As a community, we can help fight the Zika virus by raising awareness. Facebook…

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