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)

    … to experience a decrease in active users. Interestingly, while overall trust was down and a majority of users are still worried about specific kinds of security breach, worries about individual attack vectors are stable or decreasing. For example, 80 percent reported concern about downloading viruses or malware, the same percentage as 2014…

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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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