Computer Security and Trojan Horse Programs

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What is a Trojan Horse program and how does it work?

Computer Security and Trojan Horse Programs

Simply downloading a file to your computer won't activate a virus or Trojan horse; you have to execute the code in the file to trigger the data security threat. This could mean running a program file, or opening a document or spreadsheet in a program (such as Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel) that can execute any macros in the document. These macro viruses can compromise your windows security and therefore the security of your pc.

   

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