By: Duffy, Neil,Louw, Eric
Oxford University Press: 1992-12-03
Seller ID: M0198539746Z2
The emergence of a new type of threat to computer security--the computer virus--has attracted much attention from the media, researchers, and software producers. Such viruses create sets of frequently destructive instructions that propagate automatically throughout entire computer networks. The effects can range from temporary disruption to wholesale havoc involving huge losses of data. The problem has been exacerbated more recently by a deluge of superficial media comment that has sensationalized the topic while offering little in the way of concrete facts or knowledgeable guidance. This book... View More...