Computer Viruses and Malware

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Springer, Jul 20, 2006 - Computers - 227 pages
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Our Internet-connected society increasingly relies on computers.  As a result, attacks on computers from malicious software have never been a bigger concern. Computer Viruses and Malware draws together hundreds of sources to provide an unprecedented view of malicious software and its countermeasures. This book discusses both the technical and human factors involved in computer viruses, worms, and anti-virus software.  It also looks at the application of malicious software to computer crime and information warfare.

Computer Viruses and Malware is designed for a professional audience composed of researchers and practitioners in industry. This book is also suitable as a secondary text for advanced-level students in computer science.

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About the author (2006)

John Aycock is an Army veteran and illustrator. Growing up in Mississippi, John won art awards in school and from the Meridian Museum of Art. After serving in the infantry for over six years deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan, John returned to the United States to start a family, finish his college education and focus on his art.