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Computer Virus

APCSP-VLK98L

Computer viruses come in many forms. Which of the following descriptions is NOT about a computer virus?

A

The virus is attached to a program and runs each time the program is opened.

B

The virus is disguised as an accounting program and runs when the program is opened.

C

The virus is sent as an email that asks recipients for their credit card numbers.

D

The virus is a piece of software that looks for security holes in a network and uses those holes to infect other computers.