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A Computer Virus, defined

Self replicating, insidious, attacking firewalls, computers and users, the computer virus is the modern equivalent of the biological virus. It has spawned a whole industry of anti-virus programs, updated daily with new definitions in order to protect the user from the effects of the virii.

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A Virus, defined

Ever since the Hot Zone by Richard Preston, Ebola Zaire has always had a strange fascination. Let’s examine the origin of the modern computer virus, the biological virus.

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