The virus is a malware program which spreads from one computer to another which can affect an executable file like a program. There are number of viruses which can affect computer a lot and these viruses might come from internet and email. The Trojan virus intends the users to open and if it is opened it infect the computer and it is quite popular among the tech-savvy criminal set.
The viruses are most dangerous than malware and virus is the malicious computer program. You should not ignore the computer virus and check yourself.
The treats of the worm viruses have increased a lot for the last few years and the attacks of these worms are so dangerous than ever. Most of the worms enter the computer and attack through emails well known by MyDoom, Sobig, and Slammer attacks. The main objective of
the these worms is to cripple the IT infrastructure. The worms may continue to menace the internet like Storm Worm. It has become a bit difficult for the malware writers to attack the computers as most of the computer users and businesses have used the improved security tools. The market watchers are observed in the financially crimeware and it has pushed the attackers away from the creation of these worms. But these attackers continue their efforts for the spread and modification of the Storm Worm which might cause serious problems for the users by emerging breeds of attacks. The Storm Worm resides into the infected computer and it waits for the user to post a web mail message. It then adds the links of the communications and sends everyone who clicks on the URL to the malware web page.
There are threats of the variant attacks of the Strom Worm as well as they can steal the personal information of the users with the crimeware program. The Storm virus can also be classified as Trojan rootkit. There are number of other characteristics associated with new attacks of the malware in the Storm variation. The code of the Storm Worm is automatically changed very quickly by the use of the anti virus programs. The list of the URLs and IP addresses is also changed.
There will be problems with the traditional security products with the quickly changing profile of Storm Worm. The traditional signature based tools are not enough for the protection of the new breed worms. These threats can be reduced with the combination of the anti virus software and new behavior based system used.