How Does A Computer Worm Work?

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BARBADOS COMMUNINTY COLLEGE HOSPITALITY INSTITUTE TOURISM AND TRAVEL APPLIED INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY-HOST103 INTERNET PROJECT NAME: Coral King STUDENT IDENTIFICATION: 0072960 DATE OF SUBMISSION: Friday, 17 October 2014 Table of Contents Define the internet 3 Origins of the internet 3 How does the internet works 3 What does HTML mean? 4 What does HTTP mean? 4 What is URL? 4 What is a virus? 5 How does a virus work? 5 What is a Trojan horse? 5 How does a Trojan horse works? 5 What is a computer worm? 5 How does a computer worm work? 5 What is the difference between a virus, computer worm and a Trojan? 6 Bibliography 7 Define the internet The internet is a wire run underground whether it is fibre optics, copper or satellites.…show more content…
While this work, together with work in the United Kingdom and France, led to important precursor networks, they were not the Internet. There is no consensus on the exact date when the modern Internet came into being, but sometime in the early to mid-1980s is considered reasonable From that point, the network experienced decades of sustained exponential growth as generations of institutional, personal and mobile computers were connected to it. How does the internet works From my understanding you must first be in the possession of an electronic device (computer, tablet or smart phone) to be able to access the internet system. Each device must have its own IP address which is known as the internet protocol, in order to work effectively. Internet protocol helps electronic devices to find each other. Using the internet allows you to transfer information around the world with in seconds. Whenever an email, picture or web page travels across the internet computers break the information into smaller pieces called packets. When information reaches its destination packets reassemble in its original order to make it understandable to receivers. What does HTML mean? HTML stands for Hypertext Makeup Language. HTML is a computer language that allows the creation of electronic documents. HTML refers to links that connect web pages to one another. Web browsers use HTML to format the information provided by the documents
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