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    Computer Viruses Research

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    According to website cloud tweaks, about $4.55 Billion U.S. dollars are spend in a U.S. house-holds per year from viruses, spyware and other malware ("Cloud Infographic”, 2014). All of money is wasted due to the lack of security. When thinking about security, the first thing that comes to mind is passwords. Many things today are password protected in order to keep protection for personal belongings. This can range from protecting Facebook conversation chats to protecting online bank account information. Even with things that are password protected hackers still seem to gain access to personal information. Hackers use different kinds of malware to cause damage to their victims. There are many kinds of malware in this world. However, there are…

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    Mcafee Company Case Study

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    Ly Ngo ID 41736748 Tutorial for novice McAfee Company is founded by John McAfee in 1987 and then he resigned the company in 1994. Intel Security Group and TPG Capital (Texas Pacific Group) now own the company. McAfee is an antivirus software that is intended for home users, small business, and big industry. The antivirus helps users protect personal information in computer and mobile devices. For business, McAfee provides the security in web server, emails, and networks; it also prevents the…

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    Identity Theft Essay

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    Through Googlehacking they use software such as SQL Hunter. SQL hunter detects weaknesses in websites and it’s a technique that attacks websites using malicious SQL statements, this gives the hacker more access to their databases. This is done through the administrator pages and they can be easily found just by searching up inurl:admin. Another method used by hackers is through pentest-tools.com. Hackers use this website because it provides Google search results after it searches for up to…

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    As a means of establishing company-wide standards for scams and fraudulent activity, Edu Corp’s Scams and Fraud Policy serves to inform employees about the potential security impacts of scams and fraud, while protect the privacy and safety of all employees and customers, including all digital assets and intelligence of the company. Edu Corp’s Scams and Fraud Policy outlines the regulations for social engineering recognition, fraudulent recognition, phishing detection, false antivirus detection,…

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    Mobile Security Essay

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    BYOD strategic plan, mobile security becomes even more important. With the power and technological advances of tablets and phones more companies are recognizing their potential to provide a better, faster, and easier work environment. However, as the popularity grows with these devices so does the attempts to hack them. Mobile security is just as important as network security and knowing how to secure a device and threats to look out for can be beneficial to both an employee and a business.…

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    1) What is the difference between a virus and other types of malicious code? A virus is a particular type of malicious program designed to duplicate itself and spread from system to system. Normally, viruses attach themselves to files that can be shared enabling the malicious code to access to new computers. Viruses that are more complex may take over your email client, mailing copies of themselves to the contacts for a faster, more effective transmission (Fritsch et al, 2015). Numerous…

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    Ashley Scrivner Dr. Murimi BISS 1103 A October 2, 2017 Sircam and AIDS Virus Love is like a virus. It can happen to anybody at any time. Unfortunately, I am not talking about this type of virus. I am talking about a computer virus, which is designed to spread from host to host and has the ability to replicate itself through a file or document on a computer. I chose to talk to about two viruses: Sircam and AIDS. The Sircam Virus is a computer worm that propagates by e-mail from Microsoft…

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    Spyware On Children

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    Imagine this, you are a parent who recently got spyware for your kids phones and computers, months later your son is looking through his phone and notices something strange about his phone. He decided to investigate and notices his phone is jailbroken and finds an odd app which he later knows its spyware. You get home, your son walks up to you and confronts you about using spyware on their phone to track and read his text messages, that just ruined the trust between your son. What do you do now?…

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    Hello, friends. My name is Tras, and I am quite pleased to talk to you. You cannot see me, because I cannot be seen. In other words, I am quite transparent, so basically those with mere normal vision cannot see me. Still, you may catch a glimpse of me if you have super vision. I forgot to mention that I live inside networks of online computer data, so you may see something gliding across the screen at certain times. Why am I talking to you? I want to talk to someone other than those computer…

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    The Importance Of Spyware

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    Spyware is computer software that collects personal information about a user or a company without their consent or knowledge. It monitors the user’s cyberspace activity and records keystrokes as they type. It communicates recorded activities such as your social security, files, usernames, passwords and account numbers. The spyware transmits that information to another computer, usually for advertising purposes. The transmittance of this information can lead to identity theft. If you download…

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