Viruses, Biometrics And EncryptionPresentation Transcript
Viruses, Biometrics and Encryption By: Joanna Smith
Code Red Virus
This virus will deface websites.
Love Bug Virus
A new computer virus spread around the world recently with a vengeance. This virus traveled in e-mail messages titled "I Love You," damaging government and business computers in Asia, Europe, and the United States. No immediate cure was known as experts were stunned by the speed and wide reach of the virus.
Biometric Computer Security
Instead of using passwords you use very specific ways of identifying yourself.
An example of a phishing scheme would be an e-mail entitled : FREE VACATION TO THE BAHAMAS. You would then have to enter your personal and financial information that would be stolen.
3 Advantages of Biometric security
Access to secured facilities
Access to classified information
Access to computer and office systems.
3 Disadvantages of biometric security
Cost of implementing it
Could lead to abuses in personal information
Public concern over safety issues
Antivirus software are computer programs that attempt to identify, neutralize or eliminate malicious software.