ReadingGuide061129 - 1) The two ways, which computers are...

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1) The two ways, which computers are used in the commission of crimes or misdeeds are as targets and as weapons or tools. 2) On account of today’s technological dependant society, computers are a crucial part of peoples lives, thus they are used in almost every crime. With the above in view, we constitute a computer crime as a crime, which a computer plays a significant part. 3) A computer virus is a type of software that is made to purposely cause harm or annoyance to a particular computer. 4) The difference between a worm and a macro virus is a worm is a type of computer virus that does not just spread from file to file but rather it spreads itself from computer to computer and does not need the help of humans to multiply itself. Essentially a worm is virus that is able to spread itself by accessing people’s e- mail and contact lists. 5) Denial of service attack is a virus that sends multiply requests for a service that eventually flood a company’s website. With a companies website flooded, it
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2010 for the course BUS 316 taught by Professor Blazenko during the Winter '08 term at The University of British Columbia.

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ReadingGuide061129 - 1) The two ways, which computers are...

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