Computer Viruses and Malware

  • John Aycock

Part of the Advances in Information Security book series (ADIS, volume 22)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Pages 27-52
  3. Pages 53-95
  4. Pages 109-141
  5. Pages 143-155
  6. Pages 157-176
  7. Pages 177-187
  8. Pages 189-199
  9. Pages 201-203
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 205-227

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

Internet computer computer science computer viruses information information security worm

Authors and affiliations

  • John Aycock
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. Computer ScienceUniversity of CalgaryCalgaryCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/0-387-34188-9
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-30236-2
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-34188-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1568-2633
  • About this book