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A virus is a sub-microscopic infectious agent that is unable to grow or reproduce outside a host cell. Each viral particle consists of DNA or RNA within a protective protein coat called a capsid.Some of them can cause human diseases and even cause death.Here are molecular structures of different virus capsid.The capsid shape varies from simple helical and icosahedral (polyhedral or near-spherical) forms, to more complex structures with tails or an envelope. Isimulated them using different... continue reading

Working around the Shredder Trojan Virus

It just figures, you go to upgrade, and all hell breaks loose...Our computer registry was fouled, and we had a bad stick of RAM, so we had to reconfigure the entire machine.Fortunately, our catalog was now safe on our external, and it's only the machine we are dealing with.Why fortunate? Because, when we brought it home, we hooked it up, BAM... the Shredder Trojan attached itself to our machine.HOLY COW!!This is one of the most annoying and nastiest viruses I've ever delt with.We've... continue reading

Security in the blog world

Eons ago (OK only 6 years ago then) I used to work in the IT Security domain.People thought of me as "the policeman".It was a most irritating label, because that was only a tiny part of the job.The biggest challenge was trying to make sure no one "broke into the house", and that meant staying ahead of the game.It also means covering ALL the bases... think about it, the so-called "bad guys" need to find only one entry point, the "white hats" have to make sure that every potential weakness is... continue reading

Thank you for your valuable comments

Hi,I want to thank Maigi, Photosaurus, Hobbyink for the very valuable comments to my query on anti-virus. Is there a way i can send a personal note to them. Thank you once again and thank you dreamstime. continue reading

Which is the best Anti-virus

Hi,I would like to know which is a good anti-virus for a PC. I used to have Norton but i had some problems so i switched to AVG. Now I have more problems. Another friend has suggested that Macafee is the best. So now i am totally confused. Please help with some suggestions. continue reading

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