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Red Signal For Virus Attack - Signs of a Computer Virus

BY: NILAMADHAB MISHRA | Category: Technology | Submitted: 2011-02-07 01:46:25
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Article Summary: "Most of the computer users can not know when a virus or spy ware comes to their computers. Spy ware is just like a virus that stays silently in our system and silently observe our secret data and send those secret data to the hackers .This spy ware stays in our computer for a longer period of time and works monopoly. But it is n.."


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Most of the computer users can not know when a virus or spy ware comes to their computers. Spyware is just like a virus that stays silently in our system and silently observe our secret data and send those secret data to the hackers. This spy ware stays in our computer for a longer period of time and works monopoly. But it is not difficult to detect the virus. When the virus attacks to the computer, it gives some signals or symptoms.

SLOW INSIDE COMPUTER

When our computer becomes slow or consumes more time to open software then it indicates that either the virus is there in memory or spy ware is busy in processing.
So it will consume more time to open the system or to open the internet browser.

CHANGE IN BROWSER SETTING

If our browser homepage is automatically changed, which indicates that some spyware has attacked to computer system.

COMPUTER HANG
If our computer hangs several times then it may cause the attack of virus.

POP-UP WINDOWS
When we open the internet, some times the pop-up windows will open one after another. It may also link to the advertisement sites or some adult sites.

THREATS

Some massage inbox may display in our screen which gives information about virus or spy ware attack.

STRANGE ICONS
If we do not install a specific software but some times the strange icons my be shown in our desktop or system tray and when we click those icons immediately the adult sites are opened.

UNKNOWN FOLDERS OR FILES
If such unknown folders or files are shown in your desktop or drive ,which we have not created before then even if we delete several times it reappear again and again .


So be careful about those red signals and accordingly take necessary remedial actions.

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