Parasitic Computer Viruses

Amera I. Melhum1, & Susan A. Mahmood2

1 College of Science, University of Duhok,  2 College of Science, University of Sulaimani


A computer virus is a piece of self-replicating code, that is code which can make copies of itself is such a way as to infect parts of operating system or environment.
In this study a new virus has been created "947" virus, which is a memory-resident parasitic. It is capable of infecting COM and EXE files an adds 947 bytes to the length of infected files. The scanning & cleaning programs has been created also.

Keywords: Computer viruses


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