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Viruses, Worms and Other Pests

It is well known that one of the major threats to computer systems and data is exposure to malicious code. Viruses, worms, and Trojan horse programs are difficult to defend against and may require a systematic approach to mitigating harm.

Awareness and vigilance against these types of "pesky" intruders is a full time job; not just in the office, but also at home.

What you should do if you suspect you have a virus? Is your computer just not acting like it's supposed to? Make sure you have an up to date anti-virus software installed and set it up to automatically update itself. Once it is installed, run a full scan of your computer. Then, check out the references below for more information.

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Last Updated: December 1, 2009