How do Computer Viruses Work?

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What are computer viruses and how do they work?

How do Computer Viruses Work?

Virus programs are not a threat to your information security or computer security until the you run the program containing it. When you execute program code that's infected by a virus, the virus code will also run and try to infect other programs, either on the same computer or on other computers connected to it over a network. And the newly infected programs will compromise internet security as they try to infect yet more programs.

   

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