Cracking the Code: Demystifying Computer Viruses

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You’ll Learn
  • What is the meaning of Computer\xa0Virus?
  • Why do people create Viruses?
  • How do viruses spread?
  • What is the difference between Computer Virus and\xa0Malware?


  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Basic understanding of cybersecurity principles and genuine interest in the\xa0subject\xa0matter


  1. What is the meaning of a computer virus?

  2. Why is computer virus named after the biological virus?

  3. Whether antivirus software can uncover all computer viruses?

  4. Almost all viruses are attached to an executable file. What does it mean?

  5. Why is it necessary to be aware of computer viruses and malware?

  6. What are some common purposes behind the creation and distribution of computer viruses?

  7. What type of disruption is caused by some computer viruses?

  8. Certain viruses cause destruction. What type of destruction is caused by them?

  9. Some viruses are created with the purpose of theft and espionage. Please elaborate.

  10. What is meant by botnet?

  11. Some viruses are created for pranks or mischief. Write a few lines.

  12. Whether computer viruses created for experimentation can cause damage?

  13. Which are some common ways that viruses use to propagate?

  14. How viruses do spread through email attachments?

  15. How viruses do spread by downloads?

  16. Viruses can also spread through removable storage devices. Write a few lines.

  17. All viruses are malware but not all malware is virus. Comment.

  18. What is meant by malware?

  19. Malware always do their best to avoid detection. Comment.

  20. What are the various differences between computer virus and malware?

  21. Write a short note on the history of computer viruses.

  22. The reasons why people make viruses have changed with the passage of time. Comment.

Who this course is for:

  • Students
  • Business owners and General\xa0Public

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