Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Malicious Mobile Code: Virus Protection for Windows

Malicious Mobile Code: Virus Protection for Windows (Other)

£35.99
To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

Malicious mobile code is a new term to describe all sorts of bad programs: viruses, worms, Trojans, and rogue Internet content. Until fairly recently, experts worried mostly about computer viruses that spread only through executable files, not data files, and certainly not through email exchange. The Melissa virus and the Love Bug have proved the experts wrong, attacking Windows computers when recipients do nothing more than open an email. Today, writing programs is easier than ever, and so is writing malicious code that will do destructive things. The idea that someone could write malicious code and spread it to 60 million computers in a matter of hours is no longer a fantasy. There are effective ways to thwart Windows malicious code attacks, and Roger Grimes maps them out in this book. His opening chapter on the history of malicious code and the multi-million dollar anti-virus industry sets the stage for a rundown on today's viruses and how to protect a system from them. He looks at ways to configure Windows for maximum protection, what a DOS virus can and cannot do, what today's biggest threats are and other important information.

The book offers the strategies, tips, and tricks to secure a system against attack. It covers: the current state of the malicious code writing and cracker community in 2001; how malicious code works, what types there are, and what it can and cannot do; common anti-virus defenses, including anti-virus software; how malicious code affects the various Windows operating systems, and how to recognize, remove, and prevent them; macro viruses affecting MS Word, MS Excel, and VBScript; Java applets and ActiveX controls; enterprise-wide malicious code protection; hoaxes; and the future of computer malicious mobile code and how to combat it.

Computing & ITComputer securityComputer viruses, Trojans & wormsComputing & ITOperating systemsMicrosoft WindowsTechnicalElectronics & communications engineeringCommunications engineering / telecommunicationsSatellite communicationTechnicalElectronics & communications engineeringCommunications engineering / telecommunicationsTelephone technology Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA Publication Date: 24/08/2001 ISBN-13: 9781565926820  Details: Type: Other Format: Books
Availability: To Order. Estimated despatch in 1-3 weeks.  

Roger A. Grimes is the principal of a firm specializing in client/server networking technologies, and he has been providing professional anti-virus consulting services for nine years. His clients have included some of the nation's largest banks, universities, and the U.S. Navy. He has also written dozens of magazine and newspaper articles on technical subjects.

More books by Roger A. Grimes

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Implementing E-Navigation
(Hardback)
John Erik Hagen
 
 
£119.00
 
Jews, Nazis and the Cinema of ...
(Hardback)
David Frey
 
 
£75.00
 
Global Navigation Satellite Systems...
(Hardback)
Asher Clark
 
 
£105.25
 

Currently out of stock

Understanding GPS/Gnss: Principles ...
(Hardback)
Elliott Kaplan; Christopher Hegarty
 
 
£145.00
 
Latest Blog
Why Little Women is the Perfect Christmas Read
15/12/2017

Publisher of the Macmillan Collectors Library, Harriet Sanders, celebrates the arrival on tv this Christmas of Little Women

#FoylesFive: Foreign Languages Part Two
13/12/2017

Our knowledgeable Languages Department have put together a great selection of books, to help share the magic of reading in every language. Here are their Dutch, Russian and Polish selections.

#FoylesFive: The Last Jedi
12/12/2017

As Star Wars: The Last Jedi drops out of hyperspace and into a cinema near you, Matt from our Web Team gives us his selection of the best Last Jedi books.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd