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Good Times, Bad Times

The first 'macro viruses' attached to Microsoft Word documents emerged within weeks after Office 97 was released, and sounded the warning that a new era was upon us.

Hart, Geoffrey J.S. Geoff-Hart.com (1999). Articles>Computing>Security>Viruses

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Protecting Yourself Against Viruses and Hackers   (PDF)

Discusses how business owners can protect themselves from computer viruses and hackers. The article includes a sidebar listing anti-virus resources.

Fugate, Alice E. Intercom (2002). Articles>Technology>Security>Viruses

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#11765

Types of Computer Viruses

A collection of fictitious viruses and their characteristics.

Glowport (2000). Humor>Computing>Security>Viruses

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#19994

Untangling the Web: Hoaxes, Scams, and Rumors

If you've had an e-mail address for long, you've probably received a message (forwarded through a long chain of people) warning you about some dangerous computer virus that can infect your computer through e-mail. Some warnings even say that the virus will physically damage your hard drive or monitor. But they aren't true.

Ivey, Keith C. Editorial Eye, The (1997). Articles>Communication>Security>Viruses

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Virus Alert: Understanding the Risks  (link broken)

Computer viruses are human created vices that will be around for as long as there are files and programs to corrupt. This article explains what types of viruses are out there, and how to prevent their spread.

Holtey, Dugan. EServer (2001). Articles>Technology>Security>Viruses

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#18338

Viruses and the Desktop Publisher

Viruses are of particular interest to the desktop publisher because we frequently exchange disks with clients, open other people's Word files to edit them, and receive unsolicited files via email — all examples of 'at risk' behavior. Everyone should practice 'safe computing' and Windows users especially should make certain their anti-virus software is kept up to date. A list of vendors and informational sites can be found in the sidebar on the right.

Adams, Peter C.S. Makingpages.org (2002). Design>Document Design>Security>Viruses

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