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Jason Muessel 03/27/2018 CYBR 250 – H330 Cryptography (2185-DD) Professor Catherine Williams Assignment: Week 2 Discussion Directions: Pick one of the items below for your Original Post in this week's discussion forum: Describe how a virus operates and give an example of how it could spread. Describe how a virus operates. Symantec describes a computer virus as “A computer virus, much like a flu virus, is designed to spread from host to host and has the ability to replicate itself. Similarly, in the same way that viruses cannot reproduce without a host cell, computer viruses cannot reproduce and spread without programming such as a file or document.” [Sym18] In addition, from our Chapter 3 reading material this week, I found the following on computer viruses. Fred Cohen a researcher in 1983 performed a series of studies that constructed programs replicating themselves. Soon he used the term “Computer Virus” describing the characteristics;
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