Computer virus - Unabridged Guide
by Judith Rita
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Complete, Unabridged Guide to Computer virus. Get the information you need--fast! This comprehensive guide offers a thorough view of key knowledge and detailed insight. It's all you need.
Here's part of the content - you would like to know it all? Delve into this book today!..... : Since these would be symmetric keys, stored on the infected host, it is in fact entirely possible to decrypt the final virus, but this is probably not required, since self-modifying code is such a rarity that it may be reason for virus scanners to at least flag the file as suspicious.
...The advantage of using such slow polymorphic code is that it makes it more difficult for antivirus professionals to obtain representative samples of the virus, because bait files that are infected in one run will typically contain identical or similar samples of the virus.
... One may also minimize the damage done by viruses by making regular backups of data (and the operating systems) on different media, that are either kept unconnected to the system (most of the time), read-only or not accessible for other reasons, such as using different file systems.
...User data can be restored by booting from a live CD, or putting the hard drive into another computer and booting from its operating system, using great care not to infect the second computer by executing any infected programs on the original drive; and once the system has been restored precautions must be taken to avoid reinfection from a restored executable file.
There is absolutely nothing that isn't thoroughly covered in the book. It is straightforward, and does an excellent job of explaining all about Computer virus in key topics and material. There is no reason to invest in any other materials to learn about Computer virus. You'll understand it all.
Inside the Guide: Computer virus, Linux malware, Leonard Adleman, Keystroke logging, Kaspersky Lab, Jussi Parikka, J. B. Gunn, Internet security, Heuristic analysis, Get a Mac, Fred Cohen, Firewall (computing), Email, Elk Cloner, David Gerrold, Cryptovirology, Creeper (program), Computer worm, Computer surveillance, Computer insecurity, Compression virus, Component Object Model, COM file, Botnet, Boot sector, Bliss (virus), Backup, Assembly language, Antivirus software
- Emereo Publishing, October 2012
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