Monday, May 30, 2011

Type of Computer Virus

Computer Virus is a program that can copy itself and attaches itself with your files and data and corrupt it. Computer viruses are many type like Worm, Trojan, Rootkit, Spyware, Maleware, Adware. You can save your data by using a anti virus software. Here you will find the brief definition of these viruses. 
Computer Worm – A computer worm is a self-replicating computer program, which uses a computer network to send copies of itself. it does not need to attach itself to an existing program.

Trojan Horse – It’s a destructive program. Trojan horses do not make copies of themselves, but they can be just destroy the computer data.

Rootkit – Rootkit has the power to take your computer under control.

Spyware – This virus can be install in your system without you permission & collect your personal information without your knowledge. You can say that a spyware is a keylogger.

Adware – It can be download advertisement package in your system without your permission. These advertisement can be a form of pop up.

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