Computer viruses: The threat today and the expected future
Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree)Student thesisAlternative title
Datorvirus: Dagens situation och förväntad utveckling (Swedish)
This Master’s Thesis within the area computer security concerns ”Computer viruses: The threat today and the expected future”.
Firstly, the definitions of computer virus and the related threats are presented; Secondly, current situation of computer viruses are discussed, the working and spreading mechanisms of computer viruses are reviewed in details, simplistic attitude of computer world in computer virus defence is analyzed; Thirdly, today’s influencing factors for near future computer virus epidemics are explained, then it further predicts new possible types of computer viruses in the near future; Furthermore, currently available anti-virus technologies are analyzed concerning both advantages and disadvantages; Finally, new promising trends in computer virus defence are explored in details.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Institutionen för systemteknik , 2003. , 69 p.
Informationsteknik, computer virus, computer worm, theoretical suggestion, anti-virus technology, trend
Computer and Information Science
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-1998OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-1998DiVA: diva2:19325