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Trojan Horses A Trojan horse is a computer programs that claims to be one thing, but is actually another. For example you might receive a Trojan horse that is disguised as an image, but when you go to open file, it will do whatever it is that it was written to do.
E-mail Viruses Email Viruses are very common. They work by spreading themselves through email messages. Once they infect a computer, they will then go ahead and replicate themselves by automatically mailing out again to everyone in victimís e-mail address book. Several of these virusís have raced through internet. Examples of email virusís are Melissa Virus, and ILOVEYOU virus.
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Ryan Fyfe is the owner and operator of Software Area. Which is a great web directory and information center on Anti Virus Software and other computer software related issues.