Essay about computer viruses

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Research and find a case of a virus or worm being launched that impacted the general public. In your paper, answer the following;

  • What was the worm or virus named?
  • How was it spread or passed?
  • Did the perpetrators get caught?

Your paper should be at least 3 pages including title and reference page, in APA format. Remember to use in text citations for statement of fact that is not your own.

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DENIQUE
School: UIUC

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Running Head: COMPUTER VIRUSES ESSAY

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COMPUTER VIRUSES ESSAY
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COMPUTER VIRUSES ESSAY

From the common knowledge, a computer virus is software that is programmed for a
malicious purpose on other computers. These viruses are made out of the cheap desire to cause
harm to other computers and damage their software by people who definitely do not have good
intentions (Parker, 2018). When a computer gets a virus, just like diseases that affect human
beings the viruses do not affect the entire computer but rather specific parts. These parts may be
the operating system of the computer, the motherboard among many others. In this case, we are
going to deal with a virus by the name ping pong.
Ping pong is a virus that was discovered in the year 1998 at the University of Turin in
Italy. The virus which was at the first instance spotted darting on the screen from corner to
corner is said to have been one of the most common viruses. The virus which seemed to be some
sort of a dot would be seen bouncing across the screen and...

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Anonymous
Thanks, good work

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