Virus training By Sander Heister & Lukas Degens Nandom Senior High school 1
Index <ul><li>What are viruses? </li></ul><ul><li>How do they get on computers? </li></ul><ul><li>Why are viruses evil? </...
What are viruses? <ul><li>They (sometimes) look like normal programs </li></ul><ul><li>They are hidden inside files </li><...
How do they get  on computers? <ul><li>Infected removable storage (Pen drive, cd etc)  </li></ul><ul><li>Internet, hidden ...
Why are viruses evil? <ul><li>They damage computers </li></ul><ul><li>Capture your personal information and spread it arou...
How to protect your  computers and USB Sticks? <ul><li>Install (Up to date) anti virus software. </li></ul>6 AVG 8.5 <ul><...
AVG – Anti-virus  software. <ul><li>Free anti virus software </li></ul><ul><li>Updates available every day </li></ul><ul><...
How to scan your  computer? 8
Scheduled scan  9
How to scan a  USB Stick? <ul><li>Navigate to “My Computer” </li></ul><ul><li>Right click on the desired Pen Drive, and se...
What is a virus vault  and how is it used? <ul><li>Files that cannot be healed or deleted </li></ul><ul><li>Quarantined sp...
Prevent Spreading <ul><li>Scan your Pen drive </li></ul><ul><li>Do not use pen drives external (Internet café)* </li></ul>...
The End <ul><li>Any questions?  </li></ul>13
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Virus Training

  1. 1. Virus training By Sander Heister & Lukas Degens Nandom Senior High school 1
  2. 2. Index <ul><li>What are viruses? </li></ul><ul><li>How do they get on computers? </li></ul><ul><li>Why are viruses evil? </li></ul><ul><li>How to protect your computers and USB Sticks? </li></ul><ul><li>AVG – Anti-virus software. </li></ul><ul><li>How to scan your computer? </li></ul><ul><li>Scheduled scan </li></ul><ul><li>How to scan a USB Stick? </li></ul><ul><li>Prevent spreading </li></ul><ul><li>What is a virus vault and how is it used?   </li></ul>2
  3. 3. What are viruses? <ul><li>They (sometimes) look like normal programs </li></ul><ul><li>They are hidden inside files </li></ul><ul><li>They look innocent </li></ul><ul><li>They spread without notice </li></ul>3
  4. 4. How do they get on computers? <ul><li>Infected removable storage (Pen drive, cd etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Internet, hidden in downloaded files. </li></ul><ul><li>Through a network that contains an infected computer </li></ul>4
  5. 5. Why are viruses evil? <ul><li>They damage computers </li></ul><ul><li>Capture your personal information and spread it around. </li></ul><ul><li>Slow your computer down </li></ul><ul><li>Use your computer for spreading </li></ul>5
  6. 6. How to protect your computers and USB Sticks? <ul><li>Install (Up to date) anti virus software. </li></ul>6 AVG 8.5 <ul><li>Scan your computer/USB stick regularly. </li></ul><ul><li>Use write protection on your USB storage. </li></ul>
  7. 7. AVG – Anti-virus software. <ul><li>Free anti virus software </li></ul><ul><li>Updates available every day </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use </li></ul>7
  8. 8. How to scan your computer? 8
  9. 9. Scheduled scan 9
  10. 10. How to scan a USB Stick? <ul><li>Navigate to “My Computer” </li></ul><ul><li>Right click on the desired Pen Drive, and select </li></ul><ul><li>“ Scan with AVG Free” </li></ul>10
  11. 11. What is a virus vault and how is it used? <ul><li>Files that cannot be healed or deleted </li></ul><ul><li>Quarantined space </li></ul><ul><li>Prevents spreading </li></ul>11
  12. 12. Prevent Spreading <ul><li>Scan your Pen drive </li></ul><ul><li>Do not use pen drives external (Internet café)* </li></ul><ul><li>Do not use pen drives/cd’s/floppy disks in the computer lab </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t insert your pen drive into someone else’s computer. Even though he tells you it’s clean.* </li></ul><ul><li>Report usage of pen drives </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>* (Unless your pen drive is equipped with write protection) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>12
  13. 13. The End <ul><li>Any questions? </li></ul>13

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