Trojan Horses

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Virus, infected computer, Serverfile, Referat, Hausaufgabe, Trojan Horses
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Definition: What is a trojan horse and what are it s capabilities? A Trojan Horse is a program, which appears to be a useful tool but is able to do various things hidden in the background without the computer owner knowing. Trojan Horses have been named after the Trojan Horse in Greek Mythology; a wooden horse was left behind by Troy s besiegers. Not knowing that the Greek had been hiding inside the horse. The people of Troy moved the horse to the inside of the town to celebrate their victory. Once within Trojan walls, the enemies left their hiding place to conquer the city. Nowadays, virtual Trojan Horse attacks work in a similar way. Trojan Horses are often incorrectly treated like viruses. This is only true to a certain extend;as opposed to viruses, their main purpose is not to ...

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