An Introduction to Viruses and Malicious Code, Part One: Overview

by Brad Griffin Sept. 1, 2017 via Symantec

You worked late last night, getting the final details together for a contract that could pull your business out of the red and generate plenty of new work. This could be the break that puts you in front of the big guys. Next morning you jump onto the workstation to print the tender so you can make the noon submission deadline, but something is wrong. Your system isn't responding. "Must be another computer lockup", you think as you push the 'reset'. However, the computer doesn't reboot. In fact, it doesn't 'do' anything.

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