Protect Your Computer

By: Kyler Mooney 4th period

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Computer virus:

a piece of code that is capable of copying itself and typically has a detrimental effect, such as corrupting the system or destroying data

How Your Computer can Be Infected

  • Accepting without reading
  • Downloading infected applications from untrustworthy websites
  • Opening email attachments
  • Inserting infected disc, USB drives

Affects of Computer Viruses

  • Takes up memory possibly all
  • severely slow worst case scenario stop it
  • damage data files
  • damage disk
  • possibly do damage that wasn't intended

How to Not get a virus

  • Custom download instead of auto download
  • See if a website is reliable
  • Clean your computer often