Bristol Community College

Bristol Community College

Virus Information

Internet Hoax and Chain Letter Info

Provides information and links to various web sites regarding internet hoax and chain letters.  Includes definitions and history.

McAfee Virus Prevention and Detection Tips

This page, from the McAfee antivirus software company, provides tips and advice on how to prevent computer viruses, how to eliminate them, and lists viruses that have struck recently. Also available are scans of a visitor's computer to check for viruses.

Symantec Antivirus Research Center

This site from Symantec, the makers of Norton Antivirus products, provides a list of recent computer viruses, along with an assessment of their severity and the level of threat they pose. Also offered is advice on how to prevent and get rid of viruses, a virus encyclopedia, a list of virus hoaxes and more.

Virus Encyclopedia

"Virus Encyclopedia" is sponsored by Symantec, a company which sells anti-virus software. It includes brief information on hundreds of computer viruses.