Computer viruses for dummies /

Gregory, Peter H.,

Computer viruses for dummies / by Peter Gregory. - xiv, 274 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. - For dummies . - For dummies . - For dummies .

Includes index.

Evaluating your virus situation -- Deploying your antivirus defenses -- Maintaining your vigilance -- Looking at viruses under the microscope -- The part of tens.

A guide to computer viruses covers such topics as virus risks, installing antivirus software, installing security patches, using firewalls, and how viruses fuction. Virus Defense For Dummies fills a void. There are no virus protection books available that address the end user. Most books currently available speak only to the IT professional. End users need information on how to harden their own PCs and home networks. This book explains what viruses are, how they work, what the major anti-virus software packages are and how to install them and secure and install updates. It will also instruct them in safer computing habits.

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Computer viruses.

QA76.76.C68 / G74 2004

005.88 GR.C 2004 G.C