In this chapter
We all know computer viruses are bad. This chapter explains what they are, what they do, and where they come from. It examines all the types that can potentially infect your computer and make your life a living hell. It also covers specialty viruses called worms and Trojan horses. And it looks at how viruses exploit programming bugs in your computer and what to do about it. Of course, the best part is that it shows you how to use the computer equivalent of a sledgehammer to squish them before they leap into your computer and delete your prom photos, the dog's prescription, and your patent for a better spatula.