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1.What is a Trojan horse virus? Briefly summarize how they work. 2.Explain the reasons for writing malware. How are malicious programs triggered?

1.What is a Trojan horse virus? Briefly summarize how they work.

2.Explain the reasons for writing malware. How are malicious programs triggered?

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.What is a Trojan horse virus? Briefly summarize how they work. A Trojan horse, often shortened to  Trojan , is a type of... View the full answer

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A Trojan horse or Trojan is a type of malware that is often disguised as legitimate software. Trojans can be employed by... View the full answer

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  • REASONS FOR WRITING MALWARE: 1) Anger Issues: There are those who, for whatever reason, just do destructive things for the sake of their destructiveness. 2) Espionage: this refers to attempts to gather information through underhanded means for reasons other than identity fraud and other directly, criminally profitable purposes. 3) Money :Most writers of malicious code in the wild these days seem to fall into this category 4) Political Agitation: whether accomplished by a virus, a worm, a DDoS attack, or some other means — can be accomplished for the purpose of making a statement.
    • freddcrew345
    • Jul 19, 2016 at 10:14pm
  • malicious programs triggered by a computer user clicking on an infected website or website content
    • freddcrew345
    • Jul 19, 2016 at 10:16pm

Trojan horse is a  malicious computer program which is used to put your computer at risk and cause your system to slow... View the full answer

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