Question by  coco64 (2)

What are some of the common different types of computer virus's?


Answer by  duneraider21 (149)

There are hundreds of thousands, if not millions of viruses, spyware, malware, etc, floating about the internet now a days. Some common types of viruses, spyware, and malware include trojan horses, worms, email viruses, browser hijackers, boot viruses, polymorphic viruses, the list goes on and on...


Answer by  glennerd (38)

Ad-ware just keeps putting ads on your desktop. Not too big of a threat. Spy-ware tries to gather information from your computer and send it back to the "bad people" Trojan Horse is a virus hidden in another program.


Answer by  leonia (103)

Virus's do different things among some of them are steel private information like credit card numbers, slowly delete your computer's memory (causing it to slow way down), and completely deleting all of the information stored on your computer (making it unusable. )


Answer by  Amber40 (24961)

Probably the most widely seen one is called a worm. It basically spreads through networked computer much like worm through the ground. Another is a Trojan. This programs come in with another program and allows access to the computer.

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