Quick Facts

Introduction to Viruses

  1. What is a computer virus?
  2. What kind of files can spread viruses?
  3. How do viruses spread?
  4. What do viruses do to computers?
  5. Virus Hoaxes

The Importance of Back Ups

Defining the Value of Information Security

Artistic Value

It's the Principle that Counts

Value Squared

Reaching the CEO's

They Just Want to Run Their Business

What is a computer virus?

A computer virus is a program designed to spread itself by first infecting program files or the system areas of hard and floppy disks and then making copies of itself. Viruses usually operate without the knowledge of the computer user.